UNITED STATES - DEC 1913: The 1913 40-foot Norway spruce Christmas tree gets set up and located on the East Front plaza of the U.S. Capitol The tree was later adorned with red, white, and blue electric bulbs. The celebration boasted a lighted placard with the inscription, ?Peace on earth, good will to men,? nativity scenes, and a large chorus which sang Christmas hymns. During the Christmas Eve celebration, the Marine Band played the national anthem, and in keeping with the spirit of...
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