Christmas in Kaysville in 1955
CHRISTMAS IN KAYSVILLE 1955
-- Yule lighting contest held this year under the joint sponsorship of Kaysville Jr. Chamber of Commerce and the Kaysville Civic Association is being promoted to "Spread The Spirit of Christmas" by means of decorating with lights. Our community will receive a great many benefits form an all out effort to decorate our homes. It will provide pleasure for everyone participating, it will help beautify our city at this season of the year, and it will foster friendly community spirit. Contest entry forms can be obtained at all Kaysville Business establishments.
-- First place in the Kaysville Christmas Lighting Contest went to Mr. and Mrs. Don Thompson 165 S 1st E, according to George Talbot, contest chairman. The Thompson's rooftop display consisted of Santa ready to go down the chimney and his 8 reindeer. Lights were placed in the shrubs and the house was attractively decorated. The winner received a $25 cash prize and will represent this community in a National Lighting Contest. Other winners were Earl H. Goaslind 271 E 2nd S, second place $15, and Monte J. Petersen 445 N 115 S, third place $10. Contest judges were Clair Frischknecht and Orson Hinton both of Ogden.
PHOTOS: Don Thompson and home, 1st place winner home lighting contest Ogden Standard Examiner December 28, 1955
Kristine added these special entries to her Kaysville Kinks posts on the Facebook group, Our Kaysville Story. They give you an idea of the goings on in Kaysville and Fruit Heights during the holidays.