Christmas Tree From NC To Be Featured In The Blue Room At The White House

5:10 PM, Nov 19, 2012   |    comments
  • The official White House Christmas tree, the centerpiece of the Blue Room, is on display during the first viewing of the 2011 White House Christmas decorations. Courtesy Getty Images.
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Washington-- Friday, the First Lady will receive the official Christmas Tree for the White House's Blue Room.

Monday, the The White House revealed in a news release, that * Mrs. Obama will be presented with the official White House Christmas Tree at the North Portico at 11am.

The tree comes from Peak Farms in Ashe County, NC. The farm owners, Rusty and Beau Estes, were also the 2012 National Christmas Tree Association Grand Champion winners.

The tree is a 19-foot Fraser Fir from Jefferson, NC that was selected in early October and harvested this month. It will be displayed throughout the holiday season in the Blue Room.

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