U.S. Capitol Christmas tree

Blue Spruce Begins Journey To U.S. Capitol For Holiday Celebrations

Nov 8, 2019
(Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

A 60-foot blue spruce tree is on its way to the U.S. Capitol in Washington. It was cut down Wednesday during a ceremony in a forested canyon in northern New Mexico, starting a 2½-week journey that will take it to the Capitol to be this year’s Christmas tree.

New Mexico Prepares To Harvest U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree

Nov 1, 2019
U.S. Capitol Christmas tree/facebook.com

Forest officials in New Mexico are ready to harvest a towering blue spruce that will serve as this year’s Christmas tree in front of the U.S. Capitol.