Christmas Traditions at the White House
Did you know the White House didn't have a Christmas Tree until 1889? Or that it takes up to 200 people to decorate it each year? Join Historian Leslie Goddard, PhD., as she discusses the traditions that bring Christmas alive inside America's most famous address. Learn the history of the gingerbread house tradition, the National Christmas tree and the thousands of ornaments created by artists around the country over the years. You will get an insider's view of one of the most historic homes in the world during the most magical time of the year.
Registration begins on Tuesday, November 22 at 9:30 am.
This is a shared program with the Bayville Free Library.
Date and Time
Monday Dec 19, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST