Did You Know…?

By |Published On: December 5, 2023|

Pictured: All dressed up – in 50,000 lights and 25,000 Swarovski crystals!

In 2017, the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was a Norway Spruce that came from State College!

The 12-ton tree spent a little more than a month on display in Manhattan where it delighted an estimated 750,000 visitors from all over the world.

And when the holidays were over? The 75-foot beauty went on to become two very special items: a keepsake coffee table crafted by local woodworking and furniture company Windy Hill Furniture for Jason Perrin, whose yard the tree was chosen from, and a whole lot of wood that was donated to Habitat for Humanity and used to build a home.

P.S. When Rockefeller Center first started dropping hints about the tree’s location of origin, Happy Valley locals were quick to catch a very popular landmark in the background of their photo… Check it out here!

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