Wisconsin Governor Reinstates ‘Holiday Tree’ Name

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has gone back to calling the evergreen on display at the state Capitol a holiday tree, reversing his predecessor who declared it a Christmas tree.

  • Published 8 November 2019

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has gone back to calling the evergreen on display at the state Capitol a holiday tree, reversing his predecessor who declared it a Christmas tree. The state Department of Administration places a huge evergreen in the Capitol rotunda every year ahead of Christmas. The tree has been a tradition in the Capitol since 1916. Politicians called it a Christmas tree until 1985, when they began referring to… Read at AP News