Image description: The Capitol Christmas Tree is making its journey from the state of Washington to the District of Columbia. You can follow the tree’s progress on its trip across the country:
Read more about the tree’s journey.
Image description: This year’s Capitol Christmas tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the White River National Forest in Colorado.
Photo from the Architect of the Capitol
Image description: The 2011 Capitol Christmas Tree is a 65-foot Sierra white fir from California’s Stanislaus National Forest. It was lit on December 6, 2011 and will be lit from night fall until 11 p.m. each evening through January 1, 2012.
Photo by the Architect of the Capitol