Did you decorate a Christmas tree this year? Have you ever wondered where that tradition came from? I have and today I am finding out the answers in today’s Wonder Why Wednesday…
The History of the Christmas Tree
When searching for answers, I came across the video below from The History Channel. They summed up all the answers so nicely, I figured I would let them tell it. Check it out and learn the answers to the following questions:
- How the Christmas tree became the center place of our holiday celebration?
- Which Queen is responsible for this tradition?
- What were paradise trees?
- What happened in the Christmas of 1848?
- Who invented Christmas lights?
- How many lights are on the tree in Rockefeller Center?
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