Tom Mallory, State Farm Insurance agent in Whitehall, shows the massive miniature Christmas Village layout which is displayed in his office from mid-November to the end of January. Pieces have been added each year, totalling around 100 buildings, landscap
iniature Christmas Village display started when he was a State Farm Insurance agent in Wabash, Indiana in the late 70s, and viewing it has grown to a holiday favorite for many of his customers, friends and area residents.
“It started by just getting my old train set out and putting it around the Christmas tree in my Indiana office,” Mallory said. “My wife’s sister bought me the first piece, a schoolhouse.”
After that, family members kept buying pieces for the village each year, until Tom begged them to stop because he has no more space in his office. “I took it off my (Christmas) list.”
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