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Birthday open house at Wilson Library

Celebrate Woodrow Wilson’s 155th birthday at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library on Wednesday, Dec. 28.

Tour his birthplace, which will be decorated with period decorations for the holidays.The dining room table will be set for the dessert course reminiscent of the mid-19th century. The kitchen will illustrate how the desserts including fruitcake, poundcake and ginger cookies were made.

Light refreshments will be served in the President’s Shop in its brand-new location on 20 N. Coalter St. There will be an unveiling of a Woodrow Wilson postmark featuring artwork by Carmella Pyanoe, a student at Shelburne Middle School in Staunton, and guests can purchase first day stamped envelopes. The drawings of 14 finalists of the Woodrow Wilson Postmark Student Art Contest will also be on display.

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