TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS SCENERY

Back in the mid-1950's, the original Park Superintendent, Paul Stover, his wife Vera and their family, created a outdoor Chrismtas scenes for a community Christmas Decorating contest, after winning 3 years in a row, they quit entering the contest, however the tradition had begun.

 

The display has grown to completly circle the one-third mile drive that goes around the Foundation Park House, located at 600 North Pleasant Ave. The display begins Thanksgiving Day and continues thru January 1st.

Below are a few of the scenes, to see them all, visit us this Christmas...

Foundation Park House

Foundation Park House

Built in 1856, the Robnett home. sitting atop Robnett Hill (more commonly known as Stover's Hill), is located in the Robnett portion of the park. Click on the above photo to reveal a link to a preview video of the Foundation Park Christmas Displays.

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The front of the Foundation Park House decorated with a Nutcracker theme.

"Where's Wanda?"

"Where's Wanda?"

Guests to the Christmas displays have come to look forward to playing Hide and Seek with twin Christmas Elves "Rhonda and Wanda". "Wanda" hides within the scenery, and guests have to find her, she usually moves at least once a week, so come back to play again and again. Click on the above photo to reveal a link to a preview video of the Foundation Park Christmas Displays.

The Leg Lamp

The Leg Lamp

The leg-lamp, made popular in the movie "The Christmas Story" is a favorite for many. ..."FRA-GEE-LEY - It's an amazing award!"

The Nativity

The Nativity

The Nativity, along with the 40' tall star in the background, are part of the original Christmas scenes created by Paul and Vera Stover, over 60 years ago.

Santa's Workshop

Santa's Workshop

This scenery is part of the original pieces created circa 1950's, by Park Superintendent Paul Stover, wife Vera and family.

The "Triple Dog Dare"

The "Triple Dog Dare"

Made famous in the movie "The Christmas Story", the character Flick is a popular piece.

Elf on the Shelf

Elf on the Shelf

Elsa from Frozen -

Elsa from Frozen -

Anna from Frozen

Anna from Frozen

The Grinch

The Grinch

101 Dalmatians

101 Dalmatians

Princesses

Princesses

Foundation Park House

Foundation Park House

Built in 1856, the Robnett home. sitting atop Robnett Hill (more commonly known as Stover's Hill), is located in the Robnett portion of the park. Click on the above photo to reveal a link to a preview video of the Foundation Park Christmas Displays.

The Minions

The Minions

Winter Verse - 1

Winter Verse - 1

'In the quiet of the winter wood..."

Winter Verse  - 2

Winter Verse - 2

"There is a silence the soul alone can hear..."

Winter Verse  - 3

Winter Verse - 3

"As if all of nature knew and understood..."

Winter Verse - 4

Winter Verse - 4

"The meaning of this Holy time of year,"

Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greetings

"REMEMBER THE PAST, ... CHERISH THE PRESENT, ... DREAM FOR THE FUTURE.

Foundation Park House

Foundation Park House

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