Father Pitt

Why should the beautiful die?

The Horne’s Christmas Tree


Every year, the old Joseph Horne department store turned one corner of the biulding into a Christmas tree. The department store is gone, but the new owners have kept up the Christmas-tree tradition.

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0 responses to “The Horne’s Christmas Tree”

  1. Dear Sir,
    Could I secure your permission to use your image of the old Horne’s tree in our email newsletter this December?

    Thanks in advance for your consideration!
    Jeff Jordan

    • Father Pitt is happy to be of help. You have his permission to use this picture, and if there is anything else he can do for you, please do not hesitate to mention it.

    • You’re welcome to use it. It’s an old picture, and the original film is probably lost or (almost as bad) stored somewhere safe, but if you can make use of the picture as it is, Father Pitt is happy to let you have it.

  2. […] building still stands, though, and you can see on the corner the brackets that hold the famous Horne’s Christmas tree, an enduring holiday tradition that has survived the demise of two department-store […]

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