2008 Benjamin Harrison Ornament
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The 2008 White House Christmas Ornament honors the administration of President Benjamin Harrison, who served as the 23rd president of the U.S. from 1889 - 1893. Mr. Harrison is considered to be the Centennial president, celebrating the 100 years of the American Experiment during his term in office. He was the grandson of our 9th President William Henry Harrison. The 2008 ornament features a Christmas tree in the White House. The Harrison's were the first family to have a Christmas tree in the White House. Mr. Harrison spent Christmas with his family and was particularly fond of dressing as Santa Claus to give the children their presents. He is quoted as saying, ”We shall have an old-fashioned Christmas Tree.” This colorful tree is decorated in the style of the day with toys under the tree, trimming with sparkling silver garland, and topped with crossed American flags.
Beautifully handcrafted ornament made in the USA from solid brass, finished in 24 karat gold, screen printed with exquisite color and packaged in a beautiful gift box with a historical brochure.
- Dimensions: 3" x 2"
- Made In: United States