Visitors to the Thankful Arnold House Museum will have a chance to travel back in time several December weekends when the Haddam Historical Society’s house museum will be decorated to reflect how four different generations of the Arnold Family celebrated the holidays. The kitchen will reflect how Thankful observed the holiday in 1830 and the front parlor will show how her daughter Nancy marked the season around the time of the Civil War. The back parlor will show the late Victorian period when Sabra Arnold Ingersoll resided in the house and the ell will feature a 1950s Christmas complete with Bing Crosby, hula-hoops and tinsel Christmas tree. Visitors can walk through each room and experience how the holiday has evolved over the last 150 years. Hands-on crafts including mulled cider spice balls and holiday quilling on Saturdays.
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