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Richfield Relives Christmas 1977

The Richfield History Center has opened its newest display.

The Richfield History Center is giving visitors a glimpse into the past with its newest exhibit "Richfield Christmas 1977."

The exhibit features scenes from a typical 1970s Christmas, with the colors orange and green overwhelming the Christmas tree itself. This could be the beginning of a tradition, with the center picking a different year to bring back each holiday season, according to a Sun Current article.

The display can be viewed until Jan. 7, 2012 from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call the Richfield History Center at 612-798-6140.

And if you missed the center's recent "History in Plain Sight" exhibit, .

Barb Olson November 30, 2011 at 06:02 PM
Too cool! I will be bringing my mom with me to see this! Love the Orange couch!
Caitlin Burgess November 30, 2011 at 06:07 PM
Very cool. I wonder where they get all this stuff!
Jodi Larson December 01, 2011 at 06:34 AM
Many of the "artifacts" are on loan from Richfielders. A little macrame here...a vintage star wars comic there...it took a savvy intern, though, to find a 1977 Farrah Fawcett thermal mug (it was her dad's)!
Caitlin Burgess December 01, 2011 at 04:16 PM
That is awesome! My dad constantly holds on to things, so If you do something from the 50s next year, my dad has his old wooden sled!

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