Jamestown Historical Society

Library Exhibit – December 2017: Ornaments & Holiday Cards

It’s the holiday season. The new Jamestown Historical Society exhibit in the Jamestown Philomenian Library celebrates with a display of Christmas ornaments with a Jamestown theme and more than 20 years of holiday greeting cards from Conanicus Marine Services. All the cards were drawn by Jamestown artists, most recently by Evelyn Thistle Rhodes.

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