Holiday rerun: The First Christmas Tree


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Episode Notes:

For more than 50 years, the country accepted without question that Wooster, Ohio immigrant August Imgard was the first to decorate a Christmas tree in America. His charming story was told and retold by newspapers from coast to coast every December. But was Imgard really the first? Ninety-nine years after he spruced up a fir and enchanted his neighbors, a Wooster professor would go looking for the answer.

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