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Chestertown, NY News - NY Forest Tree Will Herald Yule At White House...
NY Forest Tree Will Herald Yule At White House CHESTERTOWN, NY--AP --After 80 years of seclusion in the peaceful Adirondack forest, a sturdy white spruce isticketed for a glittering p^arance as the 1964 Christmas Christmas tree on the White lawn in Washington, DC. The 72 foot tree was cut Friday as about 1,000 persons persons watched on a hill near this community of 200, of Lake George. Assemblyman Richard J. Bartlett (R) of Warren County] County] read a telegram from Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller. "It is a source of great pride to me and I am to all the people of this that a product of our own great forest should become otir national Christmas tree," the governor's message said. The 12 ton tree was in the fall of 1962 by a company employe on a tour of the Adirondacks. The Adirondacks Adirondacks Lumbermens Association Association helped care for the tree. a

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  1. The Fresno Bee The Republican,
  2. 29 Nov 1964, Sun,
  3. Page 3

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