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Easton, Pennsylvania: America's First Christmas Tree

A sign proclaims that in 1816 Easton became the first American town with a Christmas tree.

Scott Park

Address:
Larry Holmes Drive, Easton, PA
Directions:
Scott Park. On the east side of Larry Holmes Drive, overlooking the Delaware River, just south of the Northampton Street Bridge.
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America's First Christmas Tree.

America's First Christmas Tree?

Although the claim is disputed, this sign stakes Easton, Pennsylvania's, claim to be the birthplace of what is arguably the most popular Christmas tradition.

[Aaron, 07/03/2023]

The blue spruce tree behind the sign was planted in 1987 by Easton's mayor to support the town's claim-to-fame.


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In the region:
Nittany Lion Bench, Bethlehem, PA - 10 mi.

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