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Time for EAGB Friday Fun Fact: 2021 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is from Cecil County

Time for EAGB Friday Fun Fact!!

Greater Baltimore is enjoying a great deal of the nation’s attention as this year’s 2021 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is from Cecil County! The stunning 79-foot Norway Spruce was cut on Nov. 11 in the town of Elkton and arrived in New York City on Nov. 13. For more than eight decades, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree has stood as a holiday beacon for New Yorkers and visitors from around the world. The tradition began in 1931 when workers at the Center pooled their money to buy a Christmas tree and decorated it with handmade garlands. Rockefeller Center made it an annual tradition in 1933, holding the very first tree lighting ceremony. Learn more: Greater Baltimore’s commitment to the agriculture industry and preserved farmland ensures that agriculture will continue to thrive in the Region for centuries to come. Discover more about the Region's rich climate and varied landscapes, here,

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