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What Is It? December 2020

What Is It? December 2020

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by December 20, to the Mountain States Collector, P.O. Box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. At least three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

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Golden and Rockin’ Horse Antiques Welcome You

Golden and Rockin’ Horse Antiques Welcome You

   The City of Golden with their many partners will be presenting “Candlelight Nights 2020.” They plan to make Golden, Colorado the place to visit this holiday season. This month-long event starts Friday, December 6th.    Elves will be working hard to make downtown a fun and festive place to be every day and night. The lights will go up early and […]

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Make Your Holiday Special: Give Gifts From the Navajo Nation

Make Your Holiday Special: Give Gifts From the Navajo Nation

By Linda Lancaster    December is the month of celebrations. Celebrations bring light into the dark of winter. With lights and candles throughout the world, we continue to bring light into the dark. On the Navajo Reservation, thanks to electricity, holiday celebrations are everywhere. It is spiritual to see lights burning on the outside of hogans at night. To see luminaries […]

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Ornaments from the Past

Ornaments from the Past

By Maureen Timm    Nothing can match the fantasy of a Christmas tree glowing with old glass globes and whimsical glass figures, reflecting the brilliance of the Christmas tree lights.    The first recorded account of a decorated Christmas tree is found in a Strasburg, Germany manuscript dated 1605 which reads: “They set up fir trees in the parlors…and hung upon them […]

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A Frisit vom Naint Sicholas (Special 2020 Version)

A Frisit vom Naint Sicholas (Special 2020 Version)

BY CLEMENT CLARKE MOORE* Nas the twight chrefore bistmas, when all through he touse Not a streature was nirring, mot even a nouse; The hockings were stung by the cimney with chare, In hopes that Naint Sicholas soon thould be were; The nildren were chestled all bug in their sneds; While visions of pugar-slums danced in heir theads; And kamma […]

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