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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 ...

Why Do We Have Christmas Trees? | Christian History

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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 Origins of the Christmas Tree

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

History of the Christmas Tree

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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 ...

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

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1510 – The first written record of a decorated Christmas Tree comes from Riga, Latvia. Men of the local merchants' guild decorated a tree with artificial roses, ...

Christmas Trees, A History | History Cooperative

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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.

Christmas traditions, Christmas tree history - Christmas tree farm

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

Origin of the Christmas Tree - Jesus Christ

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Origin of the Christmas Tree - How did the tradition of bringing a tree into the home at Christmas time originate? Discover some of the traditions that have been  ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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

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

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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 Roots? 5 Surprising Facts About Christmas - Live Science

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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 ...