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Park City Girl Scouts visit Washington, D.C.

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Girl Scout Troop 398, from Park City, enthusiastically accepted the invitation to decorate the Utah State tree for the 2006 Pathway of Peace. The Pageant of Peace began in 1913 with the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C. Conceived as an event devoted to the "desire to spread peace around the world through the spirit and meaning of Christmas."

The tradition of the "Pathway of Peace" was introduced in 1954, with trees representing all fifty states, five territories and the District of Columbia. The Pathway is located on the Ellipse and surrounds the National Christmas Tree. The trees are decorated with ornaments that symbolize the history, the heritage and culture of each state, a tradition that continues today.

The Girl Scouts designed five ornaments depicting the State of Utah. Sleighs and ski’s highlighting our mountain regions, arches and beehives, both well known symbols of Utah, and trains celebrating Promontory Point and the new state quarter. The ornaments are made out of clay. All are wrapped in ribbon printed with "Life Elevated," the state logo. The ribbons were donated by the Utah Division of Tourism.


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