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US Capitol Christmas Tree begins its journey from Northwest Montana

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EUREKA - The Christmas season has officially begun in Montana.

Many Montanans took part in celebrating the beginning of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree's journey this week, during the first viewing event in the Kootenai National Forest.

Following the celebration, the tree was felled and placed on the truck and trailer that will transport the tree across the country.

The tour has its first stop in Eureka on Nov. 13 where folks can get a look at the Engelmann Spruce from the Kootenai National Forest that will represent the state of Montana on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

The tree will also be in Whitefish on Nov. 13 and travels to Missoula's Southgate Mall on Nov. 15. The tour will end with the tree lighting on Dec. 6 in Washington, D.C. You can click here to follow along with the tree's travels. 

RELATED: MT trucking company to take Capitol tree from Eureka to D.C.

RELATED: Tree from Montana chosen as 2017 US Capitol Christmas Tree


Below is a video from the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Facebook page that shows the beginning of the cross-country trip.

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