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History of Christmas Trees - Christmas - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of History of Christmas Trees, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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

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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 ...

National Christmas Tree Association > Education > History of ...

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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 ...

Pagan Origins of the Christmas Tree - Christmas Tree History

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Dating back centuries before Christ, cultures brought evergreen trees, plants, and leaves into their homes upon the arrival of the winter solstice, which occurs in ...

Pagan Roots? 5 Surprising Facts About Christmas - Live Science

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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 ...

First Christmas Tree Riga Latvia in year 1510 - Patricia LTD

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History of Christmas Tree indicates that the birthplace home of the first Christmas tree was Riga Latvia in year 1510. Martin Luther Christmas tree was not in Riga ...

The First Christmas Tree | History Today

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A Christmas tree for German soldiers in a temporary hospital in 1871Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's consort, is usually credited with having introduced the ...

History of the Christmas Tree - DeLong Farms Christmas Trees and ...

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The history of the Christmas tree is a rich religious genealogy of the ancient Nordic peoples of the windswept forests spanning Northern Europe, and the warm ...

History of the Christmas Tree

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The Christmas tree has a long history in Germany. Cutting down fir trees to be used in their holiday celebrations is documented in the early 1500's. This was ...

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

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

Why Do We Have Christmas Trees? | Christian History

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

Christmas traditions, Christmas tree history - Christmas tree farm

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