Christmas is the most important event of each year, so people often well-prepare for it and the White House is not exceptional. Many generations of U.S. President have different ways to celebrate the occasion, especially decorate Christmas trees. Now, let's take a look at White House Christmas Trees through the time to enjoy relaxing moments of the holiday.
Dec. 19, 1958: President Dwight Eisenhower and First Lady Mamie posed with their children and grandchildren on the Christmas tree-lit North Portico of the White House. That year, Mamie Eisenhower set a record when placing 26 Christmas trees in the White House, even there was one in the laundry room.
The family of President Dwight Eisenhower posed in front of the White House
Dec. 13, 1961: The Christmas tree was sparkling in the White House Blue Room before a party for White House employees hosted by the president. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy decorated the Blue Room tree in the style of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite".
Caroline Kennedy seemed to be very surprised at the Christmas tree in the White House Blue Room
Dec. 24, 1967: President Lyndon Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson and their pup Yuki posed beside the family Christmas tree, a Norway spruce, in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House.
President Lyndon Johnson and his wife, Bird Johnson
Dec, 9, 1976: Betty Ford, whose husband was the President Gerald Ford, looked over decorations and presents under the White House Christmas Tree in the Blue Room.
In 1974, First Lady Betty Ford distributed instructions that families around the country could make their own decorations for the Christmas celebration
Dec. 24, 1984: President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy enjoyed a warm Christmas together and had a new guest, their dog Lucky.
President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy
Nov. 28, 1991: First Lady Barbara Bush, whose husband was President George H.W. Bush, placed the top ornament on the national Christmas tree.
First Lady Barbara Bush and Joseph Riley, President of the Christmas Pageant of Peace committee
Dec. 3, 2008: First Lady Laura Bush, the wife of George W. Bush, described the theme for the year's holiday season during a media tour of the White House that it was a red, white and blue Christmas.
First Lady Laura Bush stood in front of the Christmas Tree
December, 2010: U.S. President Barack Obama stood near the portrait of former President George Washington and a giant Christmas tree during a Hanukkah reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered remarks alongside Vice President Joe Biden
The giant White House Christmas tree is placed in the Blue Room
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