The History of Christmas Trees

Wolcott Public Library The History of Christmas Trees And their ornaments

Every year many of us haul a whole tree into our homes: pretty wild when you think about it! But do you know where the tradition got started?

Evergreens are just that, ever-green. And while we were shivering in the dark and cold, they were thriving just as well as they did all year round. More, by comparison! This has made these plants signify power and life to humans for a long time. These trees have long been thought to have the power to ward off evil spirits, demons, and other supernatural threats.

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