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Santa Claus on display at RS museum


December 13, 2017

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The Marguerite Santa on display for the holidays at the Rock Springs Historical Museum.

The Rock Springs Historical Museum staff has put the Marguerite Santa on display for the holidays, in his traditional spot in front of the firehouse doors.

Viewers can stop and watch the small mechanical Santa play Christmas music on the pipe organ just like he did at Marguerite's Gift Shop years ago.

The Marguerite Santa has been fascinating children and adults since it was put on display in Marguerite Parker Galicich's North Front Street Gift Shop window in 1946 or 1947. Stories differ whether Marguerite's husband, Albert Galicich, bought the Santa in New York while on leave during World...

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