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Virtual lecture offered on 1930s Christmas in Lancaster

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society will host a virtual program, “1930s Christmas in Lancaster: Holiday Cheer in Spite of Hard Times,” at 3 p.m. next Thursday, Dec. 17. The presentation is part of the LVHS Zooming In On Lancaster County History Virtual Speaker Series.

Researcher Shaune Lee will share information she compiled for a previous LVHS museum exhibit about Northern Neck life and Christmas trends and traditions in the Depression era, including numerous stories and advertising images from local newspapers of the period.

The program takes place via Zoom and is free for LVHS members and $5 for the public. All viewers must register at or 804-462-7280, and will need a valid email address. Registration to view the live session closes at noon on the day of the program. Afterwards, people can register for the video recording.

Lee completed bachelor degrees in Public History and Archaeology at Longwood University in 2016. Since then, she has worked a...

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