A Christmas Past 1885

Inella Burns
Issue Date: 
December 1985

Review of the holiday celebration a century ago, replete with details and nostalgic information.

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Mapleton, Mankato Free Press, City Skating Pavillion, Germania Band, Sprague’s Hall, Allen’s Orchestra, Wells, Himmelman, Union Hall, Mankato Opera House, Congregational Church, Bentley’s Rink, Eagle Lake Methodist Church, Simmonds, The Nancy Phelps Review, Synid Norway Church, Ogle, McConnell, Golden Lion Store, Brett’s Empire Store, Busch, Krolik, Swenson, McMahon, Masters, Garden City