- History of Christmas Trees - HISTORY
Long before the advent of Christianity, plants and trees that remained green all year had a special meaning for people in the winter Discover the history of the Christmas tree, from the earliest
- History of Christmas - HISTORY
Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon For two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices
- The History of Christmas Trees -- Christmas Customs and . . .
The record for the most Christmas trees chopped down in two minutes is 27 and belongs to Erin Lavoie from the USA She set the record on 19th December 2008 on the set of Guinness World Records: Die GroBten Weltrekorde in Germany
- Christmas tree - Wikipedia
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas, originating in Northern Europe The custom was developed in medieval Livonia (present-day Estonia and Latvia), and in early modern Germany where Protestant Germans brought decorated trees into their homes
- Why Do We Have Christmas Trees?. . . . . . | Christian History . . .
Victorian Christmas In the English-speaking world, the union of gifts, trees, and Christmas was due to the influence of Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert, a native of Saxony (now part
- Christmas Trees as a Symbol of Christmas | Celebrating . . .
Christmas Trees The following text is drawn from our featured Christmas book and is also available for free as audio Lighted trees were certainly used in various pagan religious celebrations throughout history, but contrary to popular belief, there does not appear to be any direct link between the pagan rituals and the Christmas tree
- Christmas Tree History - From Pagan Roots to the Present
History of the Christmas Tree Christmas trees are a central part of Christmas celebrations around the world Families gather around them to exchange gifts, cities put them up in squares and town halls, you'll find them in nearly every hotel and shopping mall
- The History of Christmas - Ben Best
Christmas Cards were introduced in 1843 (the same year A CHRISTMAS CAROL was first published) by Sir Henry Cole, an English businessman and patron of art The card was designed by John Calcott Horsley, and helped popularize the expression "Merry Christmas" Cole printed a thousand cards and sold them as a means to simplify the sending of Christmas greetings