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Christmas lights are lights used for decoration in preparation for Christmas and for display .... The Library of Congress credits the town for inventing "the tradition of decorating evergreen t...

Who invented electric Christmas lights? Everyday Mysteries: Fun ...

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Thomas Edison, the inventor of the first successful practical light bulb, created the very first strand of electric lights. During the Christmas season of 1880, these ...

History of Electric Christmas Lights - 19th Century History - About.com

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During the Christmas season of 1880, Edison, who had invented the incandescent bulb the previous year, hung strings of electric lights outside his laboratory in ...

A Brief History of Christmas Tree Lights | Mental Floss

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Dec 9, 2010 ... Like Bert and Ernie or pork and fennel, Christmas trees and lights were ... two elements and the tradition of illuminating the Christmas tree with ...

History Behind Christmas Lights - High Country Lights

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Christmas lights have come a long way since their inception in the 17th century. They are a Christmas tradition that has strongly withstood time; outdoor ...

Why-do-we-put-lights-on-christmas-trees

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Each year, people around the world cut down an evergreen tree and decorate it with lights and ornaments, but have you ever thought about how this tradition ...

Early History Page 1 - Old Christmas Tree Lights

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The first reported electrically lit Christmas tree, December 1882. The world's first practical light bulb was invented by Thomas Edison in 1879, and a mere three ...

Christmas Tree Lights History - Invention of Christmas Tree Lights

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Fascinating facts about the invention of Christmas Tree Lights by Edward Johnson in 1882.

The History of Christmas Trees -- Christmas Customs and Traditions ...

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The history of Christmas Trees, when they became popular and what they mean ... invented the first electric Christmas lights, similar to the ones we use today.

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Dec 20, 2012 ... Learn about the history of Christmas lights. So you have got your house all decked out for holidays? Nice work. Grab your eggnog and let's ...
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The Father of Electric Christmas Tree Lights - History in the Headlines

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Dec 19, 2014 ... But when Edward Hibberd Johnson introduced electric Christmas tree lights in 1882, he not only added flash and color to a Yuletide tradition, ...

Christmas Lights, The Brief and Strangely Interesting History Of

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Dec 13, 2009 ... The tradition of stringing electric lights may have started as a Christmas thing in America, but now it's a global phenomenon used for all kinds ...

A Brief History of Christmas Lights - Popular Mechanics

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Dec 21, 2012 ... Today's marvelous, over-the-top holiday light displays prove that we've come a ... tree with their children, British society embraced the tradition.