Here comes Mr. Bingle: Gulfport Museum of History shares holiday legacy

165 views – Sabria Reid – 2022-11-28 21:25:01

The of History is sharing the story behind the creation and legacy of beloved Christmas icon Mr. Bingle.

A beloved Christmas mascot, Mr. Bingle is a snowman who sparks jolly cheer for many who remember him. Gulfport Museum of History Director Betty Shaw said, “People my age and a little older and a little younger, growing up in Gulfport there was only one TV station and that was WDSU Channel 6 New Orleans. So, we knew all about what was happening in New Orleans and Mr. Bingle was an integral part of their Christmas.”

With pearling Blue…

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