Heirloom Nativity Scenes On Display At Barton United Church

This colorful nativity scene is from Aruba.
By: 
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

The Barton United Church hosted its first annual display of nativity scenes. A couple of dozen made from wood, ceramics, and cloth and of varying ages were arranged on tables this past Saturday. The nativity scene is the creation of St. Francis of Assisi in 1223. The first nativity scene utilized real animals as props. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.

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