National Civil War Naval Museum holds a 'Victorian Christmas'

National Infantry Museum gears up for a 'Victorian Christmas'

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The National Civil War Naval Museum is getting in the Christmas spirit, but in different way.

The museum is decorated from the Victorian Era, and event Santa dressed in his 18th Century clothing.

"I am dressed in the clothes I wore for Christmas in 1862, that appeared on the front page of Harpers Weekly Jan. 3, 1863 edition showing me dressed up in the red white and blue…Do you know how old I am this year, 1,743 years old this year, I was born in 272 A.D.,” Santa Claus said.

Santa took pictures with every child and taught them a history lesson. Guests also enjoyed museum tours and shows.

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