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‘Noble’ Christmas Tree Illumines Capitol Hill

With a brief countdown and the flick of a switch, the towering , on the West Lawn of Capitol Hill, lit up the dark. Visitors from all across America, who stood in near freezing temperatures beneath the majestic pine, cheered as the tree’s thousands of lights glistened the ornaments made especially for it.

From Montana with Light

“Three…two…one!”

And with this countdown the journey of three thousand miles for the from Montana’s comes to end or just begins for those who have yet to see the massive 79-foot Engelmann spruce now on Capitol Hill.

Tale of a Tree and a Star

For many in the D.C. area, the arrival of the towering Capitol Christmas Tree means the holiday season has begun. Every year local residents and tourists from all over the country, as well as delegations from the state that provides the tree, come to view the official lighting of what is fondly referred to as “the people’s tree” on the West Lawn of Capitol Hill.

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