An Inverness County family that donated this year’s Christmas Tree for Boston says the experience has exceeded their expectations. Bob and Marion Campbell of
The Campbell family, who donated this year’s Nova Scotia Tree for Boston, watch their tree light up Boston Common
Blues Mills and family members gathered in Boston Common for Thursday night’s tree lighting. Bob Campbell says it was a great event, including entertainment from Nova Scotia and New England, along with fireworks.
Campbell says it’s been a great experience.
The tree, a 16 metre White Spruce is given as part of Nova Scotia’s yearly thank you to Boston for the help the city sent to Nova Scotia after the 1917 Halifax Explosion.
The MLA for Inverness is proud that his area is able to produce Christmas Trees, after his riding was able to send trees to Boston for the last two years. Allan
Bob and Marion Campbell of Blues Mills, Inverness County in front of the Christmas tree they donated to City of Boston.
MacMaster says that this year marks two in a row that the riding of Inverness has had the tree selected to make the one thousand kilometre trip across the border.
MacMaster says the tree cutting ceremony proved to be a great event, and he enjoyed seeing people from surrounding communities attending the event:
This year’s Boston tree came from the Campbell family in Blues Mills. The tree made it’s way to Halifax yesterday, where it will be held until a final public farewell on Friday.
Nova Scotia’s annual Christmas Tree gift to Boston will soon be on its way. A tree cutting ceremony will be held Wednesday in Inverness County. This year’s tree is
Bob and Marion Campbell of Blues Mills, Inverness County in front of the Christmas tree they will donate to City of Boston.
being donated by Bob and Marion Campbell and their family from Blues Mills.
The tree is given as part of Nova Scotia’s yearly thank you to Boston for the help the city sent to Nova Scotia after the 1917 Halifax Explosion.
Bob Campbell says the family has been considering making an offer of one of their trees for Boston in recent years. Campbell says they’re pleased to make the gift of the 16 metre white spruce.
A tree cutting ceremony will be held on the Campbell’s property in Blues Mills at 10:30 Wednesday morning. Among the dignitaries on hand for the tree cutting will be Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller and Waycobah Chief Rod Googoo as well as local school children.