Tree for Boston an annual thank-you for Nova Scotians

Posted November 30, 2017 10:01 pm by Editor

Tree for Boston an annual thank-you for Nova Scotians

There was one little chore that Bob Campbell had put off for years at his Cape Breton home — entering the Tree for Boston contest.He can now triumphantly cross that item off his to-do list. On Nov. 15, Campbell and his wife Marion watched the 16-metre white spruce in their front yard cut down and prepared for a 1,200 km journey to the Boston Common.The delivery of a Nova Scotian tree for Christmas has been an annual tradition since 1971. The very first tree was delivered in December 1918, as a thank-you gift to Boston for sending relief supplies and

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