Mulberry Hill Plantation Antebellum Christmas Open House
Mulberry Hill simply but elegantly decorated the Antebellum Christmas Open House
Volunteers for the Foundation used natural elements that would have been easily attainable and readily found on the plantation to help decorate the house and furnishings to give it that period touch for Christmas. Such decorative pieces included clippings and cuttings from English boxwoods, Magnolia, Pine, Hemlock, Holly, and Cedar trees.
Even Judge Paul Carrington's historic law office was trimmed for the season. Scuffletown Bakers and More supplied delicious period refreshments to welcome vistor's in Judge Carrington's Law Office.
Confederate re-enactors take time to light their fire to demonstrate cooking during the War.
Vistors to the Confederate encampment in the garden not only could understand the harsh conditions endured for soldiers and families alike during the War, but also could get a "feel" for how Christmas was celebrated in the front lines.
Seen above are the loyal and dedicated volunteers who helped make the Antebellum Christmas Open House at historic Mulberry Hill Plantation a success! Some of our "younger" volunteers are seen dressed in period clothes on the stairwell in Mulberry Hill.
And of course Santa always enjoys a visit!