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Neapolitan Creche in Gaylordsville, CT, don't miss this special holiday gift to you!

Neapolitan Creche in Gaylordsville, CT, don't miss this special holiday gift to you!

Neapolitan Creche, Gaylordsville CTEvery year I wait and wait for the Neapolitan Creche in Gaylordsville, CT to be on display, this year the lighting will take place on Saturday, December 4th, 2010, at 5:00 pm.

Every year local artist Dayle Elsesser of Gaylordsville, CT displays her life sized Neapolitan Creche in her yard at 48 Gaylord Road, Gaylordsville, CT. Every evening through the Christmas and New Years season Dayle delights us with the creche, keeping it lit for all to see from 5:00 pm till 11:00 pm, and on Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Years Eve the display will be lit until 1:00 am.

I love driving over there to just hang out and stare at this marvel, day or night. There are folks from near and far who make the trek to see this amazing display. It is said that Dayle uses the faces of friends as her inspiration, if you look close enough you may recognize someone you know!

Carve some time out of your busy holiday schedule to drive by the Neapolitan Creche in Gaylordsville, CT. You won't be sorry you did. The figures are amusing, the scenes are fanciful and fun. Thank you Dayle Elsesser for making your talent available for all to see, it is truly a gift I cherish and look forward to every year!

Neapolitan Creche in Gaylordsville, CT, slide show from the 2009 holiday season.

Neapolitan Creche, 48 Gaylord Road, Gaylordsville, CT 06755

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Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County Real Estate

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Comment balloon 3 commentsAndrea Swiedler • November 27 2010 10:35AM


Andrea, that is amazing what are the figures in the Neapolitan Creche in Gaylordsville made of? You learn something new everyday. How fascinating!

Posted by David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC (Raleigh Realty Inc) about 8 years ago

Andrea, that is some elaborate display, and you only have one more week before it is up again for your viewing pleasure.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) about 8 years ago


Very cool localism post.  Thank you for sharing,

Ann Hayden in Wildwood, MO

Posted by Ann Hayden, (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri) about 8 years ago