Tannenbaum (Christmas Tree)
By: Hailey Pecore (Trudi)
People used evergreen trees before Christ to celebrate winter.
In Riga, Latvia 1510 the first Christmas Tree was decorated
Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Fraser fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and white pine are the best selling type of Christmas trees
People started using candles as lighting there tree in the 17th century
Lights for the Christmas tree were first produced in 1890