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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_lights

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

www.highcountrylights.com/fun-activities/christmas-light-history.html

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 ...

www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/christmaslights.html

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 ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/untangling-history-christmas-lights-180961140

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  ...

gizmodo.com/5425395/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 ...

www.history.com/news/the-father-of-electric-christmas-tree-lights

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 ...

www.history.com/topics/christmas/history-of-christmas/videos/christmas-light-technology

Christmas lights have evolved from novelty item to household essential.

www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets/g1018/a-brief-history-of-christmas-lights

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.

time.com/4152307/christmas-tree-lights-history

Dec 21, 2015 ... The 29-year-old doctoral student from California delved into the history behind Christmas lights for her master's thesis at Claremont Graduate ...