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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 ...

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 ...

Untangling the History of Christmas Lights | History | Smithsonian


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  ...

History of Christmas - Christmas Light Source


Christmas is an amazing time of year. There are so many things to do, to plan for and to see. One of those things is Christmas lights. Every year people dig them ...

The Curious Evolution of Holiday Lights | WIRED


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.

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


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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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


Dec 23, 2011 ... Beyond the Christmas Lights: Peeling Back the Pagan Traditions (Part 1) ... Morningside College and author of Christmas: A Candid History, ...

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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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 ...

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 ...

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.