Article Spotlight ~ The History of Celebrating Christmas in the United States – By Cathy Diez-Luckie
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*Where did the celebration of Christmas in the United States originate from?
*View some of the symbols and customs that are popular in our time…
*Did you know that some looked down upon celebrating Christmas?
*Before the Civil War, the North favored celebrating Thanksgiving over Christmas.
*What is the significance of the poinsettia?
*Who produced the first Christmas card?
*Customs change but we can always take the time to celebrate and enjoy the love of family and friends with our own traditions borrowed from the past.
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