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Christmas lights are lights used for decoration in preparation for Christmas and for display throughout Christmastide. The custom goes ...

Christmas Lights, The Brief and Strangely Interesting History Of

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Dec 13, 2009 ... The tradition of stringing electric lights may have started as a Christmas thing in America, but now it's a global phenomenon used for all kinds ...

History Behind Christmas Lights - High Country Lights

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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 ...

The History of Christmas Lights on Houses - eHow

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The History of Christmas Lights on Houses. Christmas lights have come a long way since their inception in the 17th century. They are a Christmas tradition that ...

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

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Dec 23, 2011 ... Recent winters have seen Christians fighting against the "War on Christmas" to defend Nativity scenes, the real meaning behind the holiday, ...

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

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The tradition of using small candles to light up the Christmas tree dates back to at least the middle of the XVIIth century. However, it took two centuries for the ...

A Brief History of Christmas Lights - Popular Mechanics

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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.

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

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Dec 5, 2014 ... The tradition of lighting the darkness goes from Norse celebrations to digital light shows.

A Brief History of Christmas Tree Lights | Mental Floss

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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

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Dec 22, 2015 ... Johnson didn't introduce the idea of using light to celebrate the holiday; the tradition of making the winter festive with the light and warmth of fire ...

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

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But it would take almost forty years for electric Christmas lights to become the tradition that we all know and love. Before electric Christmas lights, families would ...

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Each year, people around the world cut down an evergreen tree and decorate it with lights and ornaments, but have you ever thought about how this tradition ...

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

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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 ...