Ghosts of Christmas past

December 1992
Yankee;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p40
Describes the celebration of Christmas at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut. Latern Light Tours; Visitors transported back to Christmas Eve, 1876; Few signs of the season evident; Interactive play runs 15 nights each December; Parts played by amateur and professional actors; Ann Peabody, supervisor of interpretation of the characters; How the actors prepare; Authenticity essential; Why the 1876 Christmas celebration wasn't festive; Details of tour; Information.


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