Thursday, December 2, 2010

Fact of the day: How Christmas Trees Got Started


Everyone likes Christmas Trees, but did you know how they became popular. It actually started as a German tradition, and Queen Victoria's husband Albert was from Germany and made Christmas trees more widespread among western culture. The earliest mention of a Christmas tree in America is in a journal of a German settler.

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