Explore the History of Christmas beginning with its roots - and earlier. This 'winter holiday' has been the subject of many an argument for 2000 years. Whether religious or not, you'll find common ground and a number of 'surprises' to what we may have been taught about this popular holiday.
Birth of Jesus
Old Christmas Day
Christmas in America
History of Hanukkah
Christmas Traditions by Country
Enjoy the Christmas festivities from around the world. Throughout the centuries each country, region and ethnic group has established and carried on their own diverse set of customs and traditions.
Santa Claus History
Pre-Saint Nicholas to Modern Day Santa. Take a closer look at the evolution of this Jolly old elf and all who played a roll in making Santa Claus what he is today.
The evolution begins
Santa Claus in America
Yes Virginia there is a Santa Claus
Origins & Trivia
Christmas Origins & Trivia...
Who came up with THAT one? From flying reindeer, rudolph's red nose, Mrs. Claus and candy canes to that whole 'kissing under the mistletoe' thing,... uncover the mysteries here!
Fruitcake and foods
Ivy and laurel
Letters to Santa
Snacks for Santa
A selection of our Christmas favorites, from the History of Christmas and the history of Santa Claus to a number of Christmas classics - several 'must-reads' for all Christmas historians, Santa believers, and those wanting a broader view of the history of our most popular holiday.
History of Santa Claus
ReasonsToBelieve.com - The World of Santa Claus