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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.
  • The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center has more than 25,000 lights but no other ornaments except for the star on top.
  • 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.
  • The first president to decorate the White House Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
  • The World's Largest Cut Christmas Tree was a 221 ft Douglas fir in Seattle, in December 1950.
  • The World's Largest Cut Christmas Tree was a 221 ft Douglas fir in Seattle, in December 1950.
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