Thursday, September 24, 2009

History of The Christmas Tree By edieness

Many decorate a living or artificial tree in their homes once a year and we call it a Christmas tree. Christmas and Christmas trees, as we celebrate them today was not always the norm. At one point in history, the celebration of Christmas or the baking of mincemeat pies was banned in Massachusetts and Connecticut because if it‘s Pagan origins. In 1851, parishioners in Ohio were condemned as a pagan practice for decorating a Christmas tree.

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