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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_tree

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce , pine, or fir or .... In 1842 a newspaper advert for Christmas trees makes clear their smart cachet, German origins and association with children and gift-giving.

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Find out more about the history of History of Christmas Trees, including ... Evergreen trees are decorated with stars, sunbursts, and snowflakes made from straw.

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The history of Christmas Trees, when they became popular and what they mean ... people made pyramids of woods and they were decorated to look like a tree ...

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Legend has it that Queen Charlotte's compatriot, Martin Luther, the religious reformer, invented the Christmas tree. One winter's night in 1536, so the story goes, ...

www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-19/the-history-of-the-christmas-tree/8106078

Dec 18, 2016 ... A Christmas tree adorned with ornaments and lights is a centrepiece of the festive season. But have you ever wondered where the tradition ...

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

The evergreen tree was an ancient symbol of life in the midst of winter. Romans decorated their houses with evergreen branches during the New Year, and ...

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What I mean is, where did this idea of the Christmas tree come from? How did it ... Victoria was extremely popular, which instantly made Christmas trees the most ...

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

Dec 19, 2016 ... The origin of the Christmas tree: from paganism to modern ubiquity ... 'paradise trees' and were often accompanied by wooden pyramids made of ... These were the precursors of modern Christmas tree lights and ornaments, ...

www.religioustolerance.org/xmas_tree.htm

Dec 29, 2000 ... The Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation and secular status. ... This always makes me feel good. Some of us still believe in ...