Where have the past Christmas trees come from?

The tree selected for Rockefeller Center for the Christmas season comes from the greater New York City area, including Connecticut. It is transported to Manhattan by truck.

The 2013 Christmas tree will come from a yard on Kazo Drive in Shelton. The tree also came from Shelton in 2007.

Here is a list, courtesy of Wikipedia, of where trees have come from since 2000. In Connecticut, these has included Easton, Manchester and Ridgefield. All have been Norway spruce trees.

 

2012 — Flanders, N.J., 80 feet tall

2011 — Mifflinville, Pa., 74 feet tall

2010 — Mahopac, N.Y., 74 feet tall

2009 — Easton, Conn., 76 feet tall

2008 — Hamilton, N.J., 72 feet tall

2007 — Shelton, Conn., 84 feet tall

2006 — Ridgefield, Conn., 88 feet tall

2005 — Wayne, N.J., 74 feet tall

2004 — Suffern, N.Y., 71 feet tall

2003 — Manchester, Conn., 79 feet tall

2002 — Bloomsbury, N.J., 76 feet tall

2001 — Wayne, N.J., 81 feet tall

2000 — Buchanan, N.Y., 80 feet tall

 

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