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History of Christmas Trees - Christmas - HISTORY.com


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The History of Christmas Trees -- Christmas Customs and Traditions ...


The history of Christmas Trees, when they became popular and what they mean and represent in Christmas Traditions and Customs.

All about the Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation ...


Dec 29, 2000 ... While this passage may sound to modern ears like an uncanny description of Christmas trees from the sixth century [BCE] ..., the historical and ...

Why Do We Have Christmas Trees? | Christian History


The history behind evergreens, ornaments, and holiday gift giving. ... The earliest Christmas trees (or evergreen branches) used in homes were referred to as ...

Christmas Trees, A History | History Cooperative


Christmas trees have become a worldwide symbol for peace and good cheer. They are at the center of one of the largest family gatherings of the year.

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History of Christmas Trees. 1510 – The first written record of a decorated Christmas Tree comes from Riga, Latvia. Men of the local merchants' guild decorated a ...

History of the Christmas Tree - About History


History of the Christmas Tree - Where did this Christmas tradition originate? How did the tree make its way to the United States?

Pagan Roots? 5 Surprising Facts About Christmas - Live Science


Dec 22, 2012 ... ... and turns throughout its long history, one that includes pagan roots. ... When you gather around the Christmas tree or stuff goodies into a ...

Christmas traditions, Christmas tree history - Christmas tree farm


Christmas tree history and traditions, CHRISTMAS TREE TRADITION HAS ANCIENT ORIGINS.

The tradition of displaying decorated fir trees in the home at Christmas dates back to the 1500's in Germany, though decorating the home with evergreen boughs during winter had been done since ancient times in Europe.
Trees and plants that stay green during the cold winter months, such as the fir tree, were believed to ward off evil spirits, and were symbols of life and resurrection.