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Step Back into a 1950s Christmas

Saturday, December 29, 2012, 10:30am - 03:30pm
"Step Back into a 1950s Christmas" with us.  December specially priced at $3 for adults;children 12 and under free.
See our Black Forest Green metallic tree, mid-century ornaments, Gurley Christmas candles, Rosbro plastic decorations and more. Vintage decorations in every room.  See toys, and children's books.  Take a break from the hustle and bustle
of 21st Century holiday preparations for a nostalgic look at Christmas past.  Do your holiday shopping
in our museum store, or in our online store.  Open by appointment at other times,
 for small or large groups if we can provide a volunteer.
Location : 141 Forest Blvd, Park Forest, IL 60466
Contact : Mike Gans, 708-305-3308; Jane Nicoll 708-481-4252.
Convenient street parking right out front.



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