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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_tree

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce , pine, or fir or .... In Livonia (present-day Estonia and Latvia), in 1441, 1442, 1510 and 1514, the Brotherhood of Blackheads ... An illustrated book, The Christmas Tree, describing their use and origins in detail, was on sale in December 1844.

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The first documented use of a tree in a winter Christmas celebration was in several locations in Northern Europe including Estonia, and Latvia, in the year 1510 ...

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Just like Santa Claus one finds that the first Christmas tree was combination of many different facts, legends and customs. The first documented use of a tree in a  ...

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Dec 13, 2005 ... The first documented use of an evergreen tree in a Christmas celebration was in Riga, Latvia, in the year 1510 according to many sources.

www.atlasobscura.com/places/first-ever-public-christmas-tree-marker

Discover First Ever Public Christmas Tree Marker in Riga, Latvia: A stone ... By New Years tree they mean Christmas tree, dating back to 1510 ahvenas ... The Brotherhood has documentation showing that this all happened for the first time in 1510, and it just might be the very first documented Christmas tree. ... Terms of Use.

www.whychristmas.com/cultures/latvia.shtml

Latvia also claims to be the home of the first Christmas Tree! The first documented use of a evergreen tree at Christmas and New Year celebrations is in town ...

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Sep 23, 2012 ... The first documented use of a tree in a winter Christmas celebration was in several locations in Northern Europe including Estonia, and Latvia, ...

blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/12/23/who-decorated-the-first-christmas-tree-a-battle-in-baltics-is-branching-out

Dec 23, 2013 ... Latvia and Estonia – Two of the three nations that make up the ... say the first Christmas tree was seen in 1441, almost 70 years ahead of its ...

www.travelcentre.com.au/travel/russia/Information/story_of_the_christmas_tree.htm

The Story of the Christmas Tree... ... and how it all began in Riga, Latvia, 500 years ago! ... including the legend about the tradition of decorating Christmas trees. ... "This is a Christmas tree - a gift which we should use to bring joy to each other ... This is how the story about the first decorated Christmas tree in Riga ends, but it ...