It’s time to step back in time. Christmas during Word War I at the Charles Lindbergh home near Little Falls. The historical Christmas event takes place this weekend and also next weekend. More information can be found on the Minnesota Historical Society Website for the dates and times.
Experience what Christmas was like for the Lindberghs during World War I in this living history program. Meet costumed interpreters portraying Lindbergh family members and neighbors as they provide insights into early 20th-century holiday traditions and the challenges wartime presented.
Learn about the impact of food rationing, create a Christmas decoration to take home, and write a note or draw a picture for a soldier as Charles Lindbergh might have done. Notes will be distributed to Minnesota soldiers in time for the holidays.
Visitors are encouraged to explore the gallery exhibits in the visitor center and shop for holiday items in the gift store.
Cost: $10 adults, $8 seniors, veterans/active military, college students, $6 ages 5-17, $2 discount MNHS members
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Kristi is married with twin daughters. She grew up on a small dairy farm, but now lives in the south metro area. She enjoys finding free or thrifty things to do whether they are outings close to home or last minute adventures to far-away places.
Kristi can also be found enjoying estate sales, attempting to garden, volunteering in the wetlands or a favorite thrift store, or maybe just enjoying a good play in one of the many theatre venues in the area.
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