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.
The Internet's largest most complete history of Christmas Tree Lighting in North
America. ... The first reported electrically lit Christmas tree, December 1882.
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.
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 ...
Dec 23, 2011 ... Beyond the Christmas Lights: Peeling Back the Pagan Traditions (Part 1) ...
Morningside College and author of Christmas: A Candid History, ...
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 ...
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 ...