Let There Be Lights…Lots of Them

See photos of one of the country's most famous Christmas trees as it is installed and lit up in Rockefeller Center.

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Workers hoisted the 72-foot tall Norway spruce this into place at Rockefeller Center on November 14.
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The eight-ton tree came from Hamilton, New Jersey, where it was planted nearly 80 years ago.
The Christmas tree has been an annual ritual in midtown Manhattan since the origins of Rockefeller Center in the 1930s.
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The tree, which is 40 feet round, has been decorated with 30,000 energy-efficient LED lights on 5 miles of wire.
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Singer Fergie unveiled Swarovski's Rockefeller Center tree-topper star at Rockefeller Center a few days before the arrival of the tree.
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Last year marked the 75th annual tree lighting ceremony and was attended by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Al Roker, Tony Bennett and Jerry I. Speyer.
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