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Christmas Trees: History and Origins of Why We Cut Down Trees for A Christian Holiday

December 25, 2020
Nagel Auktionen photograph from Wikimedia Commons

From the History Daily website

While evergreens have long played a part in pagan solstice celebrations, it seems strange that every year, families go off in search of the perfect tree to chop down and stick in their living rooms. Thanks to a confluence of Germanic history, Charlie Brown, and Prince Albert, however, this arboreal holiday tradition is here to stay.

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