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Christmas Lights, The Brief and Strangely Interesting History Of


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

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


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 ...

A Brief History of Christmas Lights - Popular Mechanics


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.

A Brief History of Christmas Tree Lights | Mental Floss


Dec 9, 2010 ... Like Bert and Ernie or pork and fennel, Christmas trees and lights were made for each other. But how did stringing up a few hundred twinkling ...

Here's How Christmas Lights Came to Be | TIME


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 ...

History of Christmas Lights and Trees - Inventors - About.com


The history of Christmas lights and the tradition of lighting Christmas trees.

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


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 ...

Early History Page 1 - Old Christmas Lights Museum


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

The UnMuseum: Christmas Electric - Museum of Unnatural Mystery


Christmas Electric: A History of Holiday Lights. Today one can hardly find a street in North America during the month of December where the majority of houses ...

Why do we put up Christmas lights? | Communities Digital News


Dec 5, 2014 ... The History of Christmas says that the tradition of lighting the darkness goes back to the Yule, a midwinter festival celebrated by Norsemen.

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 »
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History Behind Christmas Lights - High Country Lights


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 ...

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


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 ...

STUDENT RESEARCH: The History of Christmas Lights - The Flame


Dec 9, 2015 ... For years, the bubble light was a popular alternative for traditional Christmas lights on the tree. (Source: 1950 NOMA catalog). Kerri Dean ...