(BPT) – The world has long embraced the tradition of the Christmas Tree. Across the globe, twinkling trees adorn homes, shopping malls and national landmarks. But do you know just how old the Christmas Tree tradition is? This famous holiday symbol has deep roots, dating back five centuries. Test your tree trivia with these little known facts about the world’s quintessential holiday decoration.
Get Involved: For the past 10 years, the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FedEx have kept the Christmas Tree tradition alive for military members and families through the Trees for Troops program; learn how you can get involved at TreesForTroops.org.