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Pages past, Nov. 30: 'Peace' tree heads to Washington

 

Last updated 11/27/2021 at 1:43pm



On this date ...

1956: A giant Engelmann spruce tree had passed through Clovis on its way to Washington, D.C., where President Eisenhower planned to light it up on Dec. 20.

The tree was 67 feet tall and 51 years old. It was harvested from Scott Ab...



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