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History of Christmas Trees - Christmas - HISTORY.com


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 ...


Dec 29, 2000 ... John Silber: "Many Americans celebrate both Christmas and Xmas. Others celebrate one or the other. And some of us celebrate holidays that, ...

Pagan Origins of the Christmas Tree


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

Christmas traditions, Christmas tree history - Christmas tree farm


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

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


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


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 ...

Should we have a Christmas Tree? - GotQuestions.org


Does the Christmas Tree have its origin in ancient pagan rituals?" ... The first Christmas tree was decorated by Protestant Christians in 16th-century Germany.

First Christmas Tree Riga Latvia in year 1510 - Patricia LTD


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 Christmas Tree: Legends, Traditions, History - EWTN.com


Many legends and old traditions concerning the Christmas tree date back to very ancient times, but historical documentation of its origins as the tree we know ...

The History of Christmas
The word Christmas comes from the words Cristes maesse, or "Christ's Mass." Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus for members of the Christian religion. The secular nature of Christmas was officially acknowledged in 1870 when the United States Congress made it a federal holiday.
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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.

Why Do We Have Christmas Trees? | Christian History


The most likely theory is that Christmas trees started with medieval plays. Dramas depicting biblical themes began as part of the church's worship, but by the late ...

Pagan Roots? 5 Surprising Facts About Christmas - Live Science


Dec 22, 2012 ... When you gather around the Christmas tree or stuff goodies into a ... Read on for some of the surprising origins of Christmas cheer, and find out ...