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