County museum hosts Christmas display

The spirit of Christmases past is on display at the Sweetwater County Historical Museum throughout December.

An exhibit features toys, a Christmas tree, and other sights from what Christmas would look like decades ago.

“Christmas exhibits are fun to do,” Brie Blasi, executive director of the museum, said. “It’s more about a feeling and the time of year.”

One of the toys featured in the display is board game based off of journalist Nellie Bly’s attempt to recreate the feat originally proposed in Jules Verne’s “Around the World in 80 Days.” The fictional book is about a journey Englishman Philea...


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