Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The state Christmas tree is now up at the State House.

The tree arrived Monday morning.

This year's version is a 35-foot-tall white fir, and comes from Maryland. The Columbia Garden Club is now in charge of decorating it in time for the 50th annual Governor's Carolighting.

That is taking place December 1st at 7pm at the State House.

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