Mary Seeley presents a Special Lecture at the Flagler Museum for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting.
As a collector and historian, Mary Seeley has captured the Christmas traditions of nearly every First Family since the start of the Gilded Age. Her book, Season's Greetings From the White House is a collection of official greeting cards, messages, gifts, and traditional holiday celebration.
Mary Evans Seeley is a collector, historian, lecturer, author and publisher of two books about Christmas at the White House. Together with her husband, she owns the most extensive collection of Presidential Christmas memorabilia in the country, part of which, has been on display at the White House and on exhibit at ten Presidential Libraries. An entrepreneur, Mrs. Seeley is President of A Presidential Christmas Corporation. To complement her books, she has created a collection of hand-painted patriotic and presidential ornaments. Mrs. Seeley holds a M.A. degree in American History from the University of Nebraska. She lives in Tampa with her husband.