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Ornament - 2008 Benjamin Harrison

Ornament - 2008 Benjamin Harrison

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41648 - 2008 Benjamin Harrison Ornament

The 2008 ornament features a Christmas tree in the White House. The Harrison's were the first family to have a Christmas Tree in the White House. Mr. Harrison spent Christmas with his family and was particularly fond of dressing as Santa Claus to give the children their presents. He is quoted as saying, ”We shall have an old-fashioned Christmas Tree.” This colorful tree is decorated in the style of the day with toys under the tree, trimming with sparkling silver garland, and topped with crossed American flags. Toy soldiers, one of many gifts cataloged as being given during the holidays, are part of the trim along with period design ornaments. Handmade in the USA

Measures approximately H: 3 ¾" x W: 2 ½" x D: ½"

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