Christmas Tree Selected for Michigan Capitol
The Michigan state Christmas tree has been selected for 2012, and it hails from Jackson.According to reports
, it will be the largest Michigan state Christmas tree in history.
The tree is a 75-foot-tall Concolor Fir from Jackson, donated by residents Anthony and Stephanie LaPorte; it is currently in the yard of a home on Jackson's east side, and will be cut down on November 2nd before being transported to Lansing.
"The city of Jackson is being bestowed a great honor," said Jackson Mayor Martin Griffin on Tuesday's Jackson City Council meeting.
The Christmas tree will be lit as a part of the 28th annual Silver Bells in the City in Downtown Lansing, November 16th.
You can watch all of the Silver Bells action live on FOX 47 for the first time in event history.