5 Little Known Facts About The Christmas Tree

Xmas tree1) The Christmas tree was first sold in the U.S. in 1851 by Mark Carr

2) The first decorated Christmas tree was in Riga, Latvia in 1510

3) Christmas tree lights were first mass-produced in 1890

4) A Norwegian Christmas tree is gifted annually to England as an expression of good will and gratitude for Britain’s help to Norway during World War II

5) Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the U.S. was the first President to place a Christmas tree in the White House, in 1856

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