Dec 13, 2009 ... Brian Murray's article "Christmas Lights and Community Building in America" [
PDF] describes Edison's marketing trick during that holiday ...
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 ...
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.
Dec 23, 2011 ... Beyond the Christmas Lights: Peeling Back the Pagan Traditions (Part 1) ...
Morningside College and author of Christmas: A Candid History, ...
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 ...
The history of electric Christmas lights began in the 1880s, when an employee of
Thomas Edison created lights to hang on his family's Christmas tree.
The Internet's largest most complete history of Christmas Tree Lighting in North
America. ... The first reported electrically lit Christmas tree, December 1882.
The Christmas tree: It's long been a symbol of the holiday season. ... People
started putting lights – candles to be more specific – on Christmas trees in the ...
Fascinating facts about the invention of Christmas Tree Lights by Edward
Johnson in 1882.
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.