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Ornaments From Across the USA

Each year one-of-a-kind ornaments are made by Americans representing every U.S. state, territory, and the District of Columbia. Explore some of the ornaments created for 2022's America Celebrates display.

ornament depicting a body of water surrounded by technicolor mountains
ornament depicting a family watching a sunset
ornament depicting the Puerto Rico flag, a stone tower, and the ocean against a sunset
ornament depicting a shoreline


CBS will broadcast the 2022 National Christmas Tree Lighting on December 11th at 8pm ET. Check back here for more updates on the event, coming soon.

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