Historical society offers an Old-Fashioned Christmas
Thursday, December 13th, 2012
Issue 50, Volume 16.
Cielo Morales enjoys a visit with Santa Claus at the Fallbrook Historical Society’s “Old-Fashioned Christmas” Open House on Dec. 8. The free event celebrated the history of Fallbrook with a holiday theme. Fallbrook resident Angela Murillo helps son Alonzo string macaroni at the children’s holiday craft table in the Barn at the Fallbrook Historical Society’s museum on Dec. 8. Boy Scout Tyler Russell ties yarn on an ornament for one of the participants at the coloring table at the Barn. Scouts from Troop 755 assisted the historical society by supervising the arts and crafts part of the open house. On a family outing, from left, Sandy Hendershot, granddaughter Alexia Wilson, son Timothy Wilson and grandson Jonathan Wilson watch the model train go by in the main museum of the historical society. The train display, which includes replicas of 12 Fallbrook buildings from 1882 to the early 1900s, was decorated for the holidays. Santa on back end of model train This old-fashioned Christmas tree sits in the parlor of the historic Pittenger House. Built in 1895, the home was one of the stops on the self-guided tour during the Fallbrook Historical Society’s open house. Don McLean, right, talks to Meagan Billingsley in the Rock & Mineral Museum which is downstairs from the main museum building and houses the Bud Francis and Parke McLean Collection of Rocks and Minerals. Santa gourds Historical society president Jack Story lets his musical Santa entertain visitors to the Ford Room, next door to the Rock & Mineral Museum. Story left his saxophone in his car but brought in the Santa which dances while playing music. 1930 Ford Model “A”
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