You selected a Northern White Cedar or Eastern Arborvitae:
1/16 to 1/8 in. long; evergreen; flat scales closely overlapping in 4 rows; front and back two-ranked spray flattened with a single resin dot; dull yellow-green above and paler blue green beneath. Very soft foliage
(cones) 3/8 in. long; eliptical; light brown; upright from short curved stalk; 8-10 paired, leathery, blunt-pointed scales; 4 usually bearing 2 tiny narrow-winged seeds.
Inconspicuous except flower buds
Light red-brown; thin; fibrous; shreddy; fissured into narrow connecting ridges
Height of 40-70 ft.
Diameter of 1-3 ft
Basically, North of the White Mountains. Southeast Manitoba east to Nova Scotia; south to New York; west to Illinois. Also, south locally to North Carolina. Native to Vermont.
Most likely the first North American tree introduce into Europe. Foliage and bark is high in vitamin C and saved the crew of Jacques Cartier from scurvy in 1535. The name arbovitae is Latin for tree-of-life.