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Plano’s Heritage Farmstead Museum brings record-breaking crowd to 2017 holiday event

Heritage Farmstead Lantern Light 2017
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Heritage Farmstead Museum of Plano hosted its 31st annual Lantern Light on December 2nd, welcoming 2,350 guests, a record for the organization.

This year’s theme was “1929: The Great Texas Snow”, a throwback to the Great North Texas Snowstorm of that year.

“Lantern Light is a unique holiday experience that provides Heritage Farmstead Museum visitors the opportunity to recall holiday traditions from days gone by,” said Heritage Farmstead Museum Executive Director M’Lou Hyttinen in a press release.

Heritage Farmstead Museum Lantern Light Choir 2017

The Heritage Farmstead Museum Lantern Light Choir Performed at the Event

The event included tours of the holiday exhibit in the Farrell Wilson House, children’s crafts in the one room school house, wagon rides, candle dipping, historic demonstrations, storytelling, songs of the season in the historic pole barn, delicious treats and photos with Santa.

Heritage Farmstead Museum is located at 1900 West 15th Street in Plano. To learn more about Heritage Farmstead Museum, please visit www.heritagefarmstead.org or call 972.881.0140.

ABOUT THE HERITAGE FARMSTEAD MUSEUM

The Heritage Farmstead Museum, a four-acre historic site consisting of a restored, 14-room 1891 Victorian farmhouse with its original outbuildings, interprets rural life on the North Texas prairie between 1890 and 1925. The museum provides tours, field trips and programs for 35,000 visitors each year.

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