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500 YEARS OF DECORATED CHRISTMAS TREES

Published 12/06/2010, West Fargo Pioneer

Bottineau – Each Christmas season, millions of trees are purchased across the Nation. Few realize that the use of decorated trees as the centerpiece of this joyous celebration is a relatively recent tradition in America. This holiday season, people all over the world will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the first decorated Christmas tree recorded in 1510 in Riga, Latvia.

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