This category lists pages and sites that focus on the history of Christmas.

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All About Christmas
The history of the holiday. Includes recipes, crafts, and decorating tips.
All Things Christmas: History and Traditions
Learn the origins of Christmas and facts about favorite Christmas traditions and symbols.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Christmas
Provides a detailed overview of the holiday from the fourth century through the modern age. Includes links to related topics.
The Christmas Archives
Historian Maria Hubert presents excerpts from her books and collected writings, photographs, and artwork.
Christmas Celebrations and New Year's Celebrations
Encyclopedia of Christmas and New Year’s celebrations and traditions around the world.
Christmas: A Brief History of the Holiday
Traces Christian observances back to their fourth century roots. Also explains how St. Nicholas became a part of the observance. From CNN.
Diorama Bethlehem
Display illustrates the Christmas story in a 3 dimensional reproduction of the environs of Bethlehem. Located in Einsiedeln, Switzerland. [German, English and French]
The History of Christmas
Provides information on the history of the holiday, traditions, Santa Claus, as well as origins and trivia.
The History of Christmas in Massachusetts
Information on how the Puritans first resisted Christmas, and then were drawn into the holiday as immigrants moved into Massachusetts.
History or Ornaments
An introduction into the social history of Christmas ornaments, and the Christmas tree.
The Holly Bears the Crown - Random History
From pagan origins to its modern reinterpretations.
The Real Father Christmas
An examination of the British tradition folklore figure, Father Christmas. His history, appearance and the difference between Santa Claus.
When Christmas Was Banned in Boston
Provides information, and history on this event.
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