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Holiday Fun Facts:
  • Christmas cookies for Santa began during the Great Depression to inspire children to share with others in hard times.
  • Christmas trees take from 6 to 14 years to mature for harvest.
  • In 1610 Tinsel, made of real silver, was invented in Germany.
  • Arthur Rankin, Jr., and Jules Bass achieved fame in 1964 with their animated version of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
  • The first person to bring a Christmas tree into a house may have been the 16th century German preacher, Martin Luther.
  • Mark Carr of New York started first Christmas tree retail lot in the United States, in 1851.
  • Christmas cookies for Santa began during the Great Depression to inspire children to share with others in hard times.
  • Electric lights for trees were first used in the White House in 1895.
  • "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Gene Autry (1949) sold 2 million copies of the song in it's first year.
  • The World's Largest Cut Christmas Tree was a 221 ft Douglas fir in Seattle, in December 1950.
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