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Image description: The Capitol Christmas tree was lit last night and holds more than 5,000 ornaments and LED lights.
This year’s tree is an Engelmann spruce that was harvested on November 1 from Colville National Forest in Washington. The ornaments were handcrafted by Washingtonians and celebrate the state’s history and culture.
The Christmas tree will be lit every day from night fall until 11 p.m. from now until January 1.
Photo from the National Forest Service.

Image description: The Capitol Christmas tree was lit last night and holds more than 5,000 ornaments and LED lights.

This year’s tree is an Engelmann spruce that was harvested on November 1 from Colville National Forest in Washington. The ornaments were handcrafted by Washingtonians and celebrate the state’s history and culture.

The Christmas tree will be lit every day from night fall until 11 p.m. from now until January 1.

Photo from the National Forest Service.

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

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