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Watch: Capitol Christmas Tree arrives on the West Lawn

This year’s tree came from the Carson National Forest in New Mexico

Architect of the Capitol workers erect the Capitol Christmas Tree on the West Lawn Monday. The tree is from the Carson National Forest in New Mexico. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Architect of the Capitol workers erect the Capitol Christmas Tree on the West Lawn Monday. The tree is from the Carson National Forest in New Mexico. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

The 2019 Capitol Christmas Tree arrived on the West Lawn Monday, completing its nearly 2,000 mile journey from New Mexico’s Carson National Forest.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will light the tree during a Dec. 4 ceremony. See the video for a time-lapse of Architect of the Capitol workers unloading the 60-foot spruce onto the Capitol grounds.

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