Santa Claus appeared in Max Pepperman’s advertisement in The Tribune on Dec. 15, 1874.
Santa Claus appeared in Max Pepperman’s advertisement in The Tribune on Dec. 15, 1874. TRIBUNE ARCHIVES
Santa Claus appeared in Max Pepperman’s advertisement in The Tribune on Dec. 15, 1874. TRIBUNE ARCHIVES

The first time Santa Claus came to San Luis Obispo

December 18, 2015 8:29 PM

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David Middlecamp

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .