2023 White House Historical Association Ford Christmas Ornament
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2023 White House Historical Association Ford Christmas Ornament

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The 2023 Official Ornament of the White House Historical Association features a gorgeous Christmas Wreath. On the front of the wreath are representations of handmade toys and items, and on the back are five insignias representing significant events in President Ford's life and presidency.


  • Material: Solid brass with screen-printed finish
  • Size: 3" round
  • Features handmade toys and items on the front, and five significant times in Ford's life on the back
  • Origin: Made in the USA

Read the full story

Inside the beautiful box is a pamphlet with the full story of this wonderfully crafted ornament. Be sure to take the time to read more about it!

About the ornament

  • President Ford was our first unelected President. He began his presidency in 1974, during period of economic uncertainty and high inflation following the energy crisis of 1973. Therefore, the First Lady decided to decorate their 1974 Christmas tree with handmade toys and ornaments. In 1975, they again wanted to decorate their tree in a thrifty manner. They choose pinecones, popcorn and other items that were inexpensive, yet fun.
  • The 2023 ornament is a great way to celebrate the "thrifty" tree from Ford's White House. The wreath has a three dimensional depth to it and has all kinds of items from the Fords' trees. On the back of the wreath are insignia representing significant times in President Ford's life.
  • The included booklet provides more information on Ford, his presidency, the ornament, and the five Ford milestones represented.
  • Enjoy this wonderful collectible on your tree!

About Gerald Ford's Presidency

Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States, served from 1974 to 1977. He became president after the resignation of President Richard Nixon, who resigned during the Watergate scandal. Ford was the first person to become president without being elected either president or vice president.

During his presidency, Ford faced several significant challenges. One of his first actions as president was to issue a pardon to Richard Nixon, which was controversial at the time. He also faced economic challenges, including high inflation and rising unemployment.

Ford also had to deal with foreign policy issues during his presidency, including the fall of Saigon in Vietnam, the signing of the Helsinki Accords, and tensions with the Soviet Union.

In terms of domestic policy, Ford was known for his efforts to combat inflation through a series of economic policies and initiatives, including the "Whip Inflation Now" campaign. He also signed several significant pieces of legislation into law, including the Privacy Act of 1974 and the Education for All Handicapped Children Act.

Overall, Ford's presidency was marked by significant challenges and controversies, but he is generally seen as a steady and competent leader who helped to restore some stability and confidence to the presidency in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal.

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The Villages, FL
It’s beautiful done The explanation that came with the ornament was great to understand the meaning of the design Love it

Well made and at a reasonable price.

Summerville, SC
The ornament was lovely according to my daughter and customer service was exceptional when there was an address correction that I saw needed to be done when I received the order confirmation page. Many thanks!

Ceresco, MI
Really enjoy the white house ornaments and the history.

Love the White House ornaments with the booklet about the President. The ornaments look awesome every year.

I love the entire collection and it brings some positive vibes to the holiday season.

Berlin, MD
I love the ornaments.

Lexington, KY
Colorful. 3 dimension

Warren, PA
Lovely ornament. I mailed mine which was a gift to me, to a friend as her CMas gift. Then ordered one for me.

Davie, FL
Was not favorite ornament.

Barnegat, NJ
The ornament is beautiful and good quality

Greenville, MI
It is beautiful! How interesting with all the details. Very satisfied!

Wonderful addition to my collection.

Guston, KY
Received it in perfect time

Chesterfield, VA
this year's ornament was nicely designed. delivered as promised so made it in time for Xmas. thx.

Loudonville, NY
I have been ordering the ornaments backing into the 80s since a brother-in-law sent some to me and I give them to my children as well.I have been very satisfied so far. Just trouble matching them all with the original boxes when taking down the tree. ??

Indianapolis, IN
A very well made ornament which looks beautiful on our Christmas tree.

New Orleans, LA
I send them as gifts every year and everyone loves them! They are beautifully made! Always an amazing design and never mundane or boring!

North Myrtle Beach, SC
The prettiest ornament yet. Loved the two levels of beauty. Looking forward to the 2024 ornament.

Springfield, OR
Has a lot on the ornament. The attachment has a good explanation of Mr. & Mrs. Ford and what they have done. Always enjoy reading the story behind the ornament.

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