Many people have wondered about the history of the Christmas tree. The history of the Christmas tree has accumulated a lot of fascinating stories over the years. The tradition began with humble beginnings in 15th century in the country of Latvia, the festive tree has become to be one of the holiday season’s most cherished symbols. The first known decorated tree was in 1600 to Gubbio, Italy’s 650-meter tall wonder. Below is a glimpse of Christmas tree history timeline through this great infographic from Christmas Tree Market.