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19C US - Christmas Trees & Cards

4 monthes ago   |   By It's About Time

The Christmas that Americans celebrate today seems like a timeless weaving of custom and feeling beyond the reach of history. Yet the familiar mix of carols, cards, presents, trees, multiplicities of Santas and holiday neuroses that have come to define December 25th in the United States is little more than a hundred years old.
The Christmas Tree...
1836 The Christmas tree as the frontispiece to The Stranger's Gift by Herman Bokum.
In colonial times, Americans of different sects and different national origins kept the holiday in ways they carried over from the Old World, Puritans, for...
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Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols

4 monthes ago   |   By It's About Time

Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema A Carol
Christmas songs - the oldest ones are the best
BBC History Magazine - Monday 9th December 2013
"Christmas carols were mostly a Victorian tradition along with trees, crackers and cards. Eugene Byrne explains the why the popularity of Silent Night has never faded, why there's always a place for Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, and why the British fondness of Good King Wenceslas has not yet subsided.
In England - Carolers-Yorshire
"Although Christmas was celebrated in song in the Middle Ages, most carols in use now are less than 200 years old. Only a handful...
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