Celebrate the Holidays with Montana Historical Society
November 30, 2022
Join the Montana Historical Society for holiday cheer on Saturday, Dec. 10 for a full day of fun. From 9 AM to 5 PM in our lobby at 225 No. Roberts in Helena, private collector Mike Smith will share 40 years of extraordinary Christmas treasure collecting.
The 1860s to 1910s were the golden age of Santa Claus, when the focus of Christmas festivities shifted toward the celebration of the joy and imagination of the years of childhood. A rising middle class of consumers and a spectacular new method of color printing called chromolithography launched beautifully illustrated children’s books, p...