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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Lit in Special Ceremony. Transported by Kenworth W990 and Central Oregon Truck Company
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WASHINGTON, D.C., December 7, 2018 – After a journey of more than 3,000 miles from Oregon, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was lit in a special ceremony Thursday, Dec. 6, on the Capitol’s West Lawn.
The 80-foot Noble Fir is adorned with thousands of LED lights and ornaments made by Oregon residents. Brigette Harrington, a fourth grader from Hillsboro, Oregon, lit the tree with U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan presiding over the ceremony. Harrington received the honor after winning an essay contest on Oregon’s beauty entered by 1,200 fourth graders in Oregon.
The tree was harvested in Oregon’s Willamette National Forest, and transported by Central [...]