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Wooster Digital History Project

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  • Tags: Christmas

Imgard.jpg
Painting of August Imgard, the man credited with bringing the Christmas Tree to Wooster. For many years, local legend suggested that he was the first to bring the Christmas tree to America.

christmas5.jpg
Modern photo of August Imgard's house, the man credited with bringing the Christmas tree to Wooster. The building is now the rectory of St. Mary's Church.

2ca73b9cbd14c7bcf949ca6f2a9b93af.jpg
Stamps sold in Wooster in the late 19th century that continued the legend of Wooster as the "home of the first Christmas tree."

100th_Anniversary_Christmas_Program.jpg
Program from a religious celebration in Wooster's town square in 1947 to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the christmas tree in Wooster.

Imgard_House.jpg
Residence of August Imgard, the man credited with bringing the Christmas tree to Wooster. This photo was taken before the house was moved to it's current located at St. Mary's Church.
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