The day after Thanksgiving, a horse-drawn carriage hauls a nearly 19-foot balsam fir up the White House driveway. It’ll be the centerpiece of decorations in the Blue Room.
Nov. 25, 2011 A horse-drawn carriage delivers the White House Christmas tree. Last month, White House staffers went to Schroeder's Forevergreens tree farm in Neenah, Wis., to make the selection. Yuri Gripas/Reuters