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History of Christmas Lights

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History: The History of Christmas Lights

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History of Christmas Lights

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Christmas Lights - How It All Started

Edward H. Johnson, an associate of Thomas Edison, decorated the Christmas tree with a chain of electric lights for the first time in history. The tree in question stood at his home on Fifth Avenue in New York City. It is, however, that the inventor of the light bulb, Joseph Swan, also developed a Christmas lights. He called them “fairy lights.”
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