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Rockefeller Center Christmas Trees

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Trees, from Ridgefield: first official tree at 30 Rockefeller Center was 1933, a 50-foot Norway spruce from Outpost Nurseries (q.v.), decorated with 700 blue and white bulbs (today, trees carry 30,000 lights and are up to 100 feet tall; 1994 tree, an 85-foot Norway spruce, came from home of Maria and Alan Egler, 1 Old Oscaleta Road; 2006 tree, an 86-foot Norway spruce, was on property of Robert and Deborah Kinnaird, 69 Peaceable Hill Road; Outpost may have supplied other trees in the 1930s.

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Scott House Journal, July 2024

This edition of the Scott House Journal features the Civil War letters of Edwin Darling Pickett who was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg at age 28.

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