Grouseland will be ushering in the Christmas Holiday with a candlelight open house beginning at 6:30 this evening.
Unlike today’s colorful decorations, Grouseland Foundation Executive Director, Lisa Ice-Jones says decorations from the period that William Henry Harrison and his family lived at the mansion would have been very simple.
Ice-Jones says candles were used for Holiday Lighting as well as everyday use. She added there was also much more of a focus on the religious aspect of Christmas during the Season.
There will be interpreters in each room of the mansion dressed in period costume to discuss the customs of the time as well as current events of the era.
Ice-Jones says refreshments will be served and carriage rides available.