Monday, December 1, 2008

Christmas Tree Traditions in Canada

German settles migrated to Canada from the United States in the 1700's. They brought with them many of the things associated with Christmas we cherish today: Advent calendars, gingerbread houses, cookies--and Christmas trees. When Queen Victoria’s German husband, Prince Albert, put up a Christmas tree at Windsor Castle in 1848, the Christmas tree became a tradition throughout England, the United States and Canada.

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