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The Official White House Christmas Ornament

Since 1981, the White House Historical Association has had the privilege of designing the Official White House Christmas Ornament. Since their introduction, the ornaments have become a sought-after and beloved collector’s item for millions of families around the country, providing an opportunity for admirers of the history and the elegance of the White House to share the traditions and stories of holidays past with the next generation. Each year’s ornament honors either an individual president or a significant White House anniversary. Marcia Anderson, WHHA Vice President of Publishing and Executive Editor, and Gina Sherman, WHHA Vice President of Retail Strategy and Sales, will join us to share more about the history of this special tradition.

History Happy Hour is a biweekly virtual program hosted by the White House Historical Association. Join us as experts weigh in on a variety of historical topics, share their insights, answer audience questions, and enjoy presidential-inspired libations.

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