The Story Of The Christmas Tree
Several historical clues that suggest where the custom of having a tree in the home during Christmas time comes from.
Myths and Lore of Mistletoe
All about mistletoe, its biology, and traditional lore. From the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
The History of Christmas
Explains how the modern celebration evolved.
How Did Christmas Start?
Explores the origin of Christmas, Boxing Day and Christmas Eve celebrations in the West today. Examines what the Christmas story all about and whether it has real meaning today.
When Christmas Was Banned in Boston
Tells about the Puritans' decision to outlaw Christmas celebrations in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.