A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce
, pine, or fir or .... An illustrated book, The Christmas Tree, describing their use
and origins in detail, was on .....
Nobody is really sure when Fir trees were first used as Christmas trees. ... bring a
Christmas Tree into a house, in the way we know it today, may have been the ...
Just as people today decorate their homes during the festive season with pine,
spruce, ... Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition as we
now know it in the ... Parents and adults do not exchange gifts until New Year's
Does the Christmas Tree have its origin in ancient pagan rituals?" ... the cutting
down and decorating of trees in the same manner as we do at Christmas.
Dec 29, 2000 ... The Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation and secular status. ...
Some have traced the Christmas tree back at least as far as the Prophet
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Christmas tree history and traditions, CHRISTMAS TREE TRADITION HAS
ANCIENT ... King Tut never saw a Christmas tree, but he would have understood
the ... had much to do with the early popularity of balsam fir used as Christmas
Our Christmas pages have moved to ... The traditional Christmas tree is a fir tree
but now-a-days more people buy ... Why do we decorate the Christmas tree?
Many legends and old traditions concerning the Christmas tree date back to very
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A Christmas tree for German soldiers in a temporary hospital in 1871Prince
Albert ... From family archives we learn, for example, that in December 1802,
George, 2nd ... The only things that really seem to have impressed him were the
The first documented use of a tree in a winter Christmas celebration was in
several .... In Latvia as in all of northern Europe, many other traditions that we
now ... "I hope that you do not mind me telling you this, but as Riga is very
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