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Christmas lights - Wikipedia
Christmas lights are lights used for decoration in preparation for Christmas and for display throughout the Christmastide. The custom goes back to when we ... More »

www.highcountrylights.com/fun-activities/christmas-light-history.html

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 ...

time.com/4152307/christmas-tree-lights-history

Dec 21, 2015 ... The 29-year-old doctoral student from California delved into the history behind Christmas lights for her master's thesis at Claremont Graduate ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/untangling-history-christmas-lights-180961140

In 1882, in a townhouse at 136 East 36th Street in New York City, Edward Hibberd Johnson had an idea that would make him the unsung set decorator of a  ...

www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/christmaslights.html

Edward H. Johnson put the very first string of electric Christmas tree lights ... Old Christmas Tree Lights - Includes a history of American Christmas lighting from ...

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Dec 13, 2009 ... Brian Murray's article "Christmas Lights and Community Building in America" [ PDF] describes Edison's marketing trick during that holiday ...

www.history.com/news/the-father-of-electric-christmas-tree-lights

Dec 19, 2014 ... Edward Hibberd Johnson not only added flash and color to Christmas trees when he introduced electric lights in 1882, he saved lives in the ...

mentalfloss.com/article/26585/brief-history-christmas-tree-lights

Dec 9, 2010 ... The Christmas tree came to the United States in the early 19th century with the German-speaking Moravians (who often practiced the "putzing" ...

www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets/g1018/a-brief-history-of-christmas-lights

Dec 21, 2012 ... Today's marvelous, over-the-top holiday light displays prove that we've come a long way since the days of hanging candles on a tree.

www.wired.com/2010/12/holiday-light-history

Dec 23, 2010 ... Instead of decorating a Christmas tree with candles, Edward H. ... in the White House,” according to The History of the Christmas Figural Bulb.