Families Celebrate Christmas Traditions as Mormon Pioneers Did

While the snow fell outside Saturday, many gathered in a theater inside the Church History Museum of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for a cozy pioneer Christmas party.

Men, women and children dressed in pioneer garb led the crowd in song and games from the 19th Century. Pioneer Christmas: A Time to Celebrate was presented by the Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, and Pioneer Heritage Company as an authentic pioneer-era Christmas party.

Daniel Marriott, came with his wife and four boys from Millcreek. While his boys were unsure at first, they loved dancing around the Christmas tree and singing "Jingle Bells."

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