Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony (photos)

Sonora California second grader Johnny Crawford had the honor of flipping the light switch with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to light the Capitol Christmas Tree
Jeff Malet
Sonora California second grader Johnny Crawford had the honor of flipping the light switch with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to light the Capitol Christmas Tree

The 47th Capitol Christmas tree was lit up in a ceremony on the West Lawn of the US Capitol on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. The 63 foot Sierra white fir from California's Stanislaus National Forest was decorated with more than 10,000 LED lights and some 2,000 handmade ornaments from the State of California. View our photos by clicking on the photo icons below.

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