2020 is the final lighting of the Tree of Light at Point State Park.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Thursday was the final lighting ceremony ever for the Tree of Lights at Point State Park.

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Every year since 1988, Duquesne Light has turned the lights on at Point State Park.

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This year, the lighting is being done to raise awareness and funds for “Operation Warmth” which provides winter coats to kids.

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However, the lights will be retired after this holiday season in an effort to persevere the historic grounds of Fort Duquesne.