Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives From Vermont

On November 26, 2007, a 55-foot balsam fir tree from the Green Mountain National Forest near Bennington Vermont was unloaded and set in the ground in front of the U.S. Capitol building. The Capitol Christmas Tree, the fifth Vermont tree used in this 43-year tradition, will be lit this Wednesday, December 5. A chorus from Bennington’s Mount Anthony Union High School will perform at the ceremony.