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Lexington County Museum to Host 20th Annual Christmas Open House

Lexington, SC - The Lexington County Museum will host its 20th Annual Christmas Open House on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This event will allow visitors to experience Christmas traditions of the past, as most of the Museum’s 30 historic structures will be open, featuring 19th century Christmas decorations.

The event is FREE to the public. Light refreshments, including hot apple cider and gingerbread, will be served. This event will also feature a blacksmith demonstrating his craft, as well as a 19thcentury cooking demonstration that will be offered in our restored 1830’s era kitchen. We will also have singing in the 1832 John Fox House and baking in our outdoor oven!

The event is a great time for visitors to learn more about the Museum and the County’s history. For more information, call the museum at (803) 359-8369, or visit our website at www.lex-co.sc.gov/museum.

The Lexington County Museum is located at 231 Fox St. in downtown Lexington, SC.

Founded in 1970, the Lexington County Museum focuses on Lexington County’s history from the colonial period to the Civil War. It interprets everyday life in the County through historic structures and locally-made artifacts, including furniture, textiles, weapons, and pottery.

Members of the Media: Several photos are attached of last year’s event.

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