NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 21, 2019
Like Ike, U.S history, or know someone with a military connection? If so, you’ll love the Official 2019 White House Christmas ornament, which honors Dwight D. Eisenhower with its helicopter design.
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Every year since 1981, the White House Historical Association has created the Official White House Christmas Ornament. These unique collectibles — honoring individual presidents or specific White House anniversaries — have become part of the holiday tradition for millions of American families.
All ornament sales support the non-profit, non-partisan mission of the White House Historical Association to protect, preserve, and provide public access to the history of the White House.
The 2019 Ornament features:
- The Presidential Seal on one side, representing Eisenhower’s two terms as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces
- The five-star rank on one side, honoring Eisenhower’s military service as a general in the United States Army
- The ornament box (below) is a rendering of the White House South Lawn, as Eisenhower began the tradition of flying directly to and from the South Lawn
- Lockheed Martin is the first ever official supporter of the ornament. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, has built every Presidential helicopter from the Eisenhower administration to present day.
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About The White House Historical Association:
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy envisioned a restored White House that conveyed a sense of history through its decorative and fine arts. In 1961, the White House Historical Association was established to support her vision to preserve and share the Executive Mansion’s legacy for generations to come. Supported entirely by private resources, the Association’s mission is to assist in the preservation of the state and public rooms, fund acquisitions for the White House permanent collection, and educate the public on the history of the White House. Since its founding, the White House Historical Association has contributed more than $50 million in fulfillment of its mission. To learn more about the White House Historical Association, please visit http://www.whitehousehistory.org.