Saturday 22 December 2018


Santa Claus is the name given to a number of places.  A town in Georgia so called has 165 inhabitants and streets with Christmas related names.

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Santa Claus, Indiana, is in Spencer County.  Its population is about 2,500.

Lake Rudolph, Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus, Arizona, is an abandoned town.

In Louisiana, Papa Noël is the gift-giver.  He arrives in a boat drawn by eight alligators.

In Australia, Santa's sleigh is drawn by six white kangaroos.

Some of you may be interested to learn where the idea that Santa was assisted by Elves first arose.  It seems to have first gained publicity when they were seen on the front cover of a Philadelphia women's magazine called Godey's Lady Book in 1873.

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