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1950s Christmas Tree Traditions
"Christmas trees from the ""Fabulous Fifties"" reflect the influence of a comfortable standard of living in post-World War II America. For example, large department stores in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia featured extravagant window displays. Macy's"... More »
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A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce , pine, or fir or .... The Georgians have their own traditional Christmas tree called Chichilaki, made from dried up hazelnut or walnut branches that are shaped to ...

www.whychristmas.com/customs/trees.shtml

The first documented use of a tree at Christmas and New Year celebrations is ... Russow wrote about a tradition, in Riga, of a decorated fir tree in the market ...

www.history.com/topics/christmas/history-of-christmas-trees

Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition as we now know it in the 16th century when devout Christians brought decorated trees into their ...

www.christianitytoday.com/history/2008/december/why-do-we-have-christmas-trees.html

At this point, Christmas presents were usually hung on the tree itself. German and Dutch immigrants also brought their traditions of trees and presents to the New ...

extension.illinois.edu/trees/traditions.cfm

Christmas Tree Traditions. The decorated Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who during their winter festival decorated trees with small ...

www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/12/02/christmas-tree-tradition-explained/19792581

Dec 2, 2014 ... The Christmas tree has become so popular that 8 in 10 Americans put one up in their homes, ... We can thank the Germans for the tradition.

www.zmescience.com/science/history-science/origin-christmas-tree-pagan

Dec 19, 2016 ... Like most Christmas traditions, including the celebration of Christmas itself, the origin of the Christmas tree can be traced to pagan traditions.

www.apsnet.org/publications/apsnetfeatures/Pages/ChristmasTree.aspx

Oct 13, 2000 ... Although some of the industry pioneers started to grow Norway spruce (Picea abies) and Scot's pine (Pinus sylvestris) in Christmas tree ...

www.religioustolerance.org/xmas_tree.htm

Dec 29, 2000 ... The Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation and secular ... against " the heathen traditions" of Christmas carols, decorated trees and ...