Travel Trip Christmas Trees
On Christmas Eve 1931, a group of construction workers erected a 20-ft. tree on the muddy site of what would become one of the city's greatest architectural and commercial monuments.Two years later, a Rockefeller Center publicist organized the first official tree-lighting ceremony.AP
Travel Trip Christmas Trees
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, 1934.
1936 Rockefeller Center Christmas Trees, celebrating the opening of the ice skating rink.
Rockefeller Center Christmas tree 1949
1955 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
1966 Rockefeller Center Tree Christmas
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 1979
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 1985
1991 Rockefeller Center Tree
Christmas 1996 Rockefeller Center Tree
2001 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree
2011 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
2014 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree stands lit at Rockefeller Center during the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 30, 2016, in New York.
On Christmas Eve 1931, a group of construction workers erected a 20-ft. tree on the muddy site of what would become one
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