2022 White House Historical Association Nixon Christmas Ornament
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2022 White House Historical Association Nixon Christmas Ornament

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The 2022 Official Ornament of the White House Historical Association features a gingerbread White House. And when you open the box, the scent of gingerbread will waft up to your senses.

About the ornament

President and Mrs. Nixon began candlelight tours of the Mansion during their first Christmas in the White House. Mrs. Nixon offered TV specials of Christmas at the White House for those who could not visit in person. In 1969 for the first time in 25 years green wreaths and red candles were hung in the 16 windows facing Pennsylvania Avenue. "We love to decorate, you can't overdo at Christmas" Pat Nixon told the Evening Star.

Why gingerbread?

The First Lady introduced the first Gingerbread House into White House decorations (see the image from 1972 of her with the gingerbread house). The White House chef created a 3 foot 45 pound cottage complete with Hansel and Gretal. The tradition of the White House gingerbread house continues to this day as commemorated by the White House Historical Association in honoring the administration of Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974).

Details

  • Material: Solid brass with screen-printed finish
  • Size: 3" x 2 1/4" x 1/2"
  • Features a different view of the White House on each side
  • Origin: Made in the USA
  • Is it edible: No, although it looks delicious enough

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8/31/2022
Brentwood, TN
Colorful! Nice detail!

 
8/30/2022
Land O Lakes, FL

 
8/23/2022
Walland, TN

 
8/23/2022
Crestwood, KY

 
8/23/2022
Adel, GA
Beautiful ornament as all of them are. Such detail!

 
8/19/2022
waldron, AR
This is a traditional Christmas gift in our family. As usual it's perfectly beautiful.

 
8/18/2022
Maylene, AL
We began collecting White House Christmas ornaments when we married in 1981. In fact, our first two are the originals made from the copper gutters! This is one of our favorite collections, and both of our daughters have complete sets as well. We add to all three collections each year, and this year's gingerbread house is a wonderful addition to the sequence.

 
8/12/2022
CHESAPEAKE, VA
Beautiful design, a nice addition to the collection

 
7/31/2022
Hambleton, WV
The design is , I believe, unusual for the White House ornaments. The designs are usually about the first family and their time living in the White House. This year the design of the ornament celebrates the house itself. Unique and very nice.

 
7/28/2022
CLARKSVILLE, TN

 
7/10/2022
Hernando, FL
Beautiful well made ornament.

 
7/14/2022
Xenia, OH
BeUtiful ornament! Each year I give the new one to my brother for Christmas. Never disappoints! Thank you!!

 
7/7/2022
Anaconda, MT
I've been buying these for years, love them all.

 
7/7/2022
CAROLINA SHORES, NC
This is the first year that I ordered the 3D Santa Claus ornament. I am really glad I did bc it is so charming and will look great with the White House Historical Collection that I have been collecting since the line started.

 
6/28/2022
Cudahy, WI

 
5/27/2022
Stuart, FL
It’s besutiful. A fun one!

 
5/25/2022
Lexington, SC
I purchase these every year for my children and grandchildren. I am sure that they will enjoy them at Christmas. The orniment looks real nice this year, I like it a lot.

 
5/23/2022
Gainesville, GA
Love the product. I get two each year. One for myself and one for my best friend.

 
3/18/2022
Las Vegas, NV
This ornament is gorgeous. The details of the ornament are exceptional. I personally think this is the prettiest of all of ornaments.

 
3/15/2022
Ocean Springs, MS
I can sum it up in 2 words... just beautiful! Thank you!
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