A Sign of the Season: A Brief History of the Christmas Tree

It’s not the kind of sign we’re used to working with everyday, but somehow, decorated evergreen trees have become a holiday staple—a sign on the season. So where did this tradition come from? Depending on who you ask, Christmas trees have probably been around for anywhere between 400 to over 1,400 years. Read on to learn how the Christmas tree got its start and how it evolved into the modern-day tradition we continue to honor today.

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