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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 »

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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 ...

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Dec 13, 2009 ... Thomas Edison was known for his wacky publicity stunts, but during the Christmas of 1880 he went for the sentimental rather than shock value.

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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

We tend to think of Christmas-season traditions as ancient, but most of them are rather recent, born in the 19th century. “A Visit From St. Nicholas” was published  ...

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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 12, 2016 ... The history of electric Christmas lights began in the 1880s, when an employee of Thomas Edison created lights to hang on his family's ...

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.

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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 ...

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Aug 11, 2016 ... The history of Christmas lights and the tradition of lighting Christmas trees.