Maine Historical Society

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Past Programs

A Victorian Christmas: A Talk with Kimberly Smith

Recorded on December 9, 2020

From the tree itself to sending Christmas cards, from caroling to placing decorations in store windows, so much of what makes the season special and familiar originated in the Victorian Era in the 1800s. In this program, MHS Board Member Kimberly Smith explores the origins of cherished and historic holiday customs.