The White House threw opens it doors to the public to view the 41 Christmas trees, 6,000 feet of ribbon and over 300 candles used this year to decorate the official residence.
The official White House Christmas tree, an 18 1/2-foot Fraser fir from Jefferson, N.C., adorns the Blue Room of the president’s house. Dating back to the Eisenhower administration, a large Christmas tree has been consistently featured in the room. Over 78,750 lights decorate the trees, garlands, wreaths and displays.
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