Benson to speak of America’s Christmas

Professor Paul Benson will present a wide-ranging and whimisical talk on the creation and evolution of America’s Christmas as the program for the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association Monday evening, September 3.

The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a covered dish dinner at the Masonic Lodge, 219 I-30, South Access Rd., east of Hwy. 37. The program will begin about 6:30 p.m. For more information about Mr. Benson, see the Augember 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.