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Phillip V. Snyder

The Christmas Tree Book! A book about the history of Christmas Trees and Christmas Tree ornaments. Please try to buy or borrow a copy so you can see all the wonderful photos!

You can stream the chapters here: or subscribe as a podcast by copy/pasting this link into your favorite podcast app:

01 The Christmas Tree’s Family Tree
02 The Christmas Tree Grows Up in America
03 Cookies, Nuts, and Sugar Plums
04 Old-Time Christmas Ornaments – Who Made Them, and How
05 Lauscha – The Town that Invented the Christmas Tree Ball
06 Candles – Handle With Care
07 The Candles Fade Out, Tree Lights Come On
08 The Magic World Under the Christmas Tree
09 Christmas Trees for Sale