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Christmas lights - Wikipedia

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Untangling the History of Christmas Lights | History | Smithsonian

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We tend to think of Christmas-season traditions as ancient, but most of them are rather recent, born in the 19th century. “A Visit From St. Nicholas” was published  ...

Why-do-we-put-lights-on-christmas-trees

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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 ...

Symbols of Christmas: The Story of Christmas Lights - SayWhyDoI.com

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May 16, 2012 ... With the Christianization of pagan holidays, the candle-lighting tradition was incorporated into Christmas customs although it seems that this ...

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 ...

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

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Dec 23, 2011 ... Centuries earlier, Christians put together many Christmas traditions as it's practiced today by co-opting ideas from their pagan neighbors.