Charles Howard Expert Visits Middle School

Charles Howard Expert Visits Middle School

Ken McPherson lets a student try on his Santa suit.

Albion Middle School seventh grader Brandon Nashburn dons a Santa Claus suit made to the original Charles W. Howard specifications.

Howard expert Ken McPherson spent the day with Mr. Archer's Service Learning classes talking about the Santa Claus School and Christmas Park, both of which were such important fixtures in the Albion area from 1937 until their closing in the late 1960s.