Every December, Christmas Trees are practically everywhere. But did you ever stop to think about why Christmas Trees are even a holiday tradition? This infographic on the history of the Christmas Tree helps explain why the tradition even exists and provides a great visual timeline of the major milestones of the Christmas Tree throughout history.

The History Of The Christmas Tree: Infographic

From the Christmas Tree’s humble beginnings in 15th century Latvia, to Italy’s 650-meter tall wonder, Gubbio, you’ll probably learn something new about the history of Christmas Trees in this cool infographic.

The History Of The Christmas Tree
Source: ChristmasTreeMarket.com

NERD NOTE: The official national Christmas Tree of the United States is not located at the White House. The General Grant Tree was designated the “Nation’s Christmas Tree” in 1925. The giant sequoia is estimated to be about 2,000 years old and is located in King’s Canyon National Park near Sanger, California.

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