Monday, December 17, 2012

Fact of the Day: Teddy Hated Christmas Trees

Being an environmentalist, President Teddy Roosevelt did not allow Christmas trees in the White House. 

20 comments:

Kay said...

Now this is VERY interesting!

Anthony Hopper said...

Interesting fact.

Something Real Serious said...

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Blue Grumpster said...

He did what? And why was that, Adam? Could it be they made hom sneeze?

Blue Grumpster said...

him

MEcoy said...

nice one well he should have used artificial ones

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Really? That is quite interesting!

Margaret D said...

Very interesting...amazing!! Thanks for telling writing about that.

Adam said...

they probably didn't exist back then

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that, interesting indeed.

A Beer for the Shower said...

I'm going to assume he didn't have a Festivus pole either.

Camy said...

aww. why so sad. :X

Levande said...

Aaaahw. XX

TheJessicat said...

LOL he reminds me of the grinch. hating christmas trees and christmas related stuff lol! :D

Jane said...

Fascinating history!

Dreams-amaze-me said...

awww so I think that he is wird ;)

Dana said...

Huh. I didn't know that. Interesting.

Christine said...

interesting!

Adam said...

he was probably a fan of everything. A very green president though.

Teddi said...

yeah, but wasn't he a hunter?