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Santa Claus is coming to town…in a Chris-Craft, of course!

The newspaper clipping from the Boston Post accompanying this undated (pre-1956) photograph from the Museum’s Chris-Craft Archives reads:

Hard Flight From North

Santason dashed up to the pier on the river in a smart motor boat on which his name was painted in large letters. Hardly had he landed before he presented Carolyn G. Glynn of Milton and Martha A. Marchant of Melrose, youthful daughter of Louis A. Marchant of the Boston Post, with gifts in large boxes tied with beautiful ribbons.

Despite his long, hard flight from the North, which has been reported day by day in the Post, Santason looked in the best of health and spirits. Santa Claus was glad to see him, giving his son a big hug as he stepped from the motor boat…

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