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National Christmas tree makes stop at Mack Trucks in Allentown

National tree visits Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The iconic U.S. Capitol Christmas tree made a stop in our area during its journey to Washington D.C.

The tree was on display Saturday at the Mack Trucks Customer Center in Allentown and it's being transported on a Mack Pinnacle tractor.

The Capitol tree is selected every year from a national forest and is decked out on the West Lawn.

This year's tree is a 73-foot Engelmann Spruce from Meeker, Colorado.

Before stopping in Allentown, the tour stopped in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Missouri, Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina, where celebrations were conducted along the route.

The tour will conclude at Joint Base Andrews, formerly Andrews Air Force Base, before proceeding to Washington, D.C.

The official lighting ceremony for the Capitol Christmas tree will be on Dec. 4 on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.


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