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US CAPITOL CHRISTMAS TREE ARRIVES

2018-11-26 19:09
THE 80-FOOT-TALL NOBLE FIR ARRIVED ON MONDAY MORNING AFTER A THREE-THOUSAND-MILE JOURNEY THREE WEEKS AGO. THE TREE WAS SELECTED FROM THE WILLAMETTE (prono: will-AM-ette)NATIONAL FOREST IN OREGON. THE TRADITION OF THE CAPITOL CHRISTMAS TREE, OR "THE PEOPLE'S TREE" STARTED IN 19-64 WHEN SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE JOHN MCCORMACK PUT A LIVE TREE ON THE CAPITOL LAWN. THIS YEAR'S TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY IS SET FOR WEDNESDAY DECEMBER FIFTH.