The Washington Post

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about a D.C. holiday tradition.

Think you’re a master of local trivia? Try answering the Washingtology question of the day from Cultural Tourism DC. Take your best guess, and see what others have answered in our daily quiz.

Scroll down the page to find out the correct answer.

Answer: Lighting the National Christmas Tree

Source: “In November 1923, First Lady Grace Coolidge gave permission. . .to erect the ‘National Christmas Tree.’ That Christmas Eve, at 5 p.m., President Calvin Coolidge walked from the White House to the Ellipse [to light the tree].”

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