Photos: US Capitol Christmas tree arrives in DC

WASHINGTON — The Nation’s Capitol is getting in the Christmas spirit.

The US Capitol Christmas tree arrived to the Capitol grounds Monday all the way from Montana — a 3,000 mile journey.

The tree is a 79-foot Englemann Spruce and will be placed on the West Front Lawn.

The tree lighting ceremony is slated for Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. and is open to the public.

 The tree came all the way from Montana, a 3,000 mile journey. (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Twitter) 
The US Capitol Christmas tree arrived on Capitol grounds Monday. (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Twitter) (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Twitter)
The tree came all the way from Montana, a 3,000 mile journey. (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Twitter)
The tree, an Englemann Spruce, is 79 feet tall. (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Twitter)
The tree will be placed on the West Front Lawn. (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Twitter)
The tree lighting ceremony is slated for Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. and is open to the public. (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Twitter)
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 The tree came all the way from Montana, a 3,000 mile journey. (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Twitter) 


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