When searching for the historical beginning of the first Christmas tree, one must go very deep into the past. Just like Santa Claus one finds that the first Christmas tree was combination of many different facts, legends and customs. The first documented use of a tree in a winter Christmas celebration was in several locations in Northern Europe including Estonia, and Latvia, in the year 1510.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Snow falling on the Riga Rooster's Christmas Tree - Riga Latvia 2010
See the Riga Rooster's Christmas Tree lower left / center of video along the main street