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It's beginning to look a lot like . . . pickle ornaments? [Eagle Archives}
It's beginning to look a lot like . . . pickle ornaments? [Eagle Archives}

At the Carroll County Farm Museum holiday house tour and open house on Dec. 5, museum volunteer Michele Crew distributed glass pickles to the volunteers in attendance. I have a very vague recollection of hearing about a glass pickle Christmas tree ornament while growing-up in Carroll County. According to an old piece of paper of unknown origin in my battered Christmas decorations box, "The pickle ornament was considered a special tree decoration by many families in Germany. There, the fir tree was decorated on Christmas Eve." My box of Christmas decorations has been handed down through several generations. The origin of most of the stuff inside it has been lost to time and...

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