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Updated: February 20, 2004

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Snowflakes, a warm fire, hot toddy, carols, presents, and so much more come to mind for this holiday. Celebrated on December 25th this holiday dates back over 4000 years.

History of Christmas

Christmas on the Net
Find facts about this ancient mid-winter celebration.

History Channel
The real story of Christmas, find out the evolution of Santa, and Christmas trees.

World Book Christmas History
Information on the Christian Holiday.

Christmas where did it come from?

Facts on where Christmas came from, traditons, cards, and gifts.

Christmas tree history
How Christmas trees came to be.

Legends and Myths
The site offers over two dozen Christmas legends and myths, including Jesus' birth date, the number of wise men, the accepted meaning of the Immaculate Conception. P.S. Don't miss the fruitcake page.

Trivia and Games

A Christmas Carol Trivia
Test your knowledge about one of the most Christmas stories.

Christmas Trivia
106 questions about the holiday season.

A Charlie Brown Christmas Trivia Challenge

Take the challenge! What do you know about A Charlie Brown Christmas?


Christmas Stories
Here you will find new stories, traditional classics and legends of Christmas.

Stories and Poems
Entertain yourself with these stories and poems.

Traditional Stories of Christmas
Christmas means different things to different people. Enjoy the stories of Santa Claus and the Birth of Jesus.

Stories for Kids
Stories just right for kids at Christmas.

Classic sermons of the Christmas Holiday.


World Christmas Traditions
Pick a country and find out their traditions.

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