Take a step back in time to discover and learn about holiday traditions that were born in an era that carry through to our modern day customs. The D.D. Collins House will be simply and modestly decorated in the tradition of the late 1840s and early 1850s era Christmas and filled with the fragrances of the season.
The Art Loft Gallery, Ltd. introduced a new giclee, "Echoes of the Past", by world renowned artist, Patricia Buckley Moss. "Echoes of the Past" features three historic landmarks in Collinsville: The Daniel Dove Collins House, the Civil War Memorial Statue at City Hall, and the Beidler Hotel. A donation will be made by The Art Loft Gallery, Ltd. from the sale of each "Echoes of the Past" to the Friends of the D.D. Collins House, to be used to further enhance the gardens at the