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

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 ...

Untangling the History of Christmas Lights | History | Smithsonian

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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  ...

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

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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 ...

Christmas Lights, The Brief and Strangely Interesting History Of

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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 ...

The Father of Electric Christmas Tree Lights - History in the Headlines

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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 ...

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 long way since the days of hanging candles on a tree.

Early History Page 1 - Old Christmas Lights Museum

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The Internet's largest most complete history of Christmas Tree Lighting in North America. ... The first reported electrically lit Christmas tree, December 1882.

Beyond the Christmas Lights: Peeling Back the Pagan Traditions ...

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Dec 23, 2011 ... Dr. Bruce Forbes, professor of religious studies at Sioux City, Iowa-based Morningside College and author of Christmas: A Candid History, said ...

Here's How Christmas Lights Came to Be | TIME

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Dec 22, 2015 ... The 29-year-old doctoral student from California delved into the history behind Christmas lights for her master's thesis at Claremont Graduate ...