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The National Christmas Tree in Washington DC

The National Christmas Tree at the White House

In 1923, the 1st Lady Grace Coolidge, wife of President Calvin Coolidge, would start the tradition of the lighting the National Christmas Tree at the White House in Washington DC. On Christmas Eve of 1923, the first tree was a 48 ft. Balsam Fir from Coolidge’s native state of Vermont, lit on the south side […]

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November 28, 2011 by | Comments Off on The National Christmas Tree in Washington DC

National Mall in Washington DC

There are many sights to see on the Mall in Washington DC

The National Mall is the open green space between the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument. Four rows of elm trees line either side that are in front of the Smithsonian Museums, East and West National Galleries and Sculpture Garden, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Administration Building. – Tim Kelly Find the complete article […]

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September 19, 2011 by | Comments Off on National Mall in Washington DC