Folklore tells us a PT Boat ornament hung on the Kennedy White House Christmas tree, to honor the patrol boat commanded by the Lieutenant Junior Grade John F. Kennedy. This boat was sunk by a Japanese Destroyer in WWII, making JFK a national hero. Coleen Christian Burke has teamed up with Fitz and Floyd to design the First Ladies Collection, which is inspired by the holiday traditions of beloved First Ladies. Comes Boxed with Acetate Window.
It was First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy who decided special thought should be given to Christmas celebrations at the White House and In 1961, Mrs. Kennedy introduced the concept of a Christmas theme.. The First Ladies Nutcracker proudly holds a white stocking, just like the stockings hanging on the Kennedy fireplace. Comes Boxed with Acetate Window.