Merry Cultural Heritage Christmas from North Carolina
Fresh fruit and evergreens brighten up sites on the Coastal Plain.
A North Carolina-themed tree enlivens the reading room at the NC State Library in Raleigh.
At the Duke University Medial Center Library, campus fire restrictions prohibit placing lights on Christmas Trees. Instead, staff created ornaments and garland out of discarded medical books. The white paper accents brighten the darker evergreen. Paper for this ornament came from a discarded copy of Dorland’s Medical Dictionary.
The Shiloh Memorial Association hosts a Christmas tea each year at Shiloh Church in Troy, Montgomery County. Randolph County photographer Dan Routh captured the beauty of this year’s candlelit tea alter.
The Penland School of Crafts in Asheville selected ceramist Lucy Dierks’ avian figures as its 2011 Ornament of the Year.
Posted on December 22, 2011, in Exhibitions, historic sites, museums, public programs and tagged Brunswick Town state historic site, Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum, Christmas decorations, Dan Routh, Duke University Medical Center Library, Lucy Dierks, NC Cotton Museum, NC State library, Penland School of Crafts, Shiloh Church. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.