History quiz

QUESTION: When was the Christmas tree outline placed on the side of the Shiras Steam Plant in south Marquette?

a. 1967

b. 1972

c. 1983

d. 1993

ANSWER: D. In the fall of 1993, BLP permanently affixed the Christmas Tree outline to the side of the Shiras Steam Plant. Yvonne Whitman created the design and Dave’s Maintenance installed it on the building. The tree was 45 feet high and 35 feet across at the base. The entire display was 50 feet tall and 75 feet across, with a total of 1,500 lights.


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