Edison Nightlight

Title

Edison Nightlight

Subject

Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931
Hotels
Night lights

Description

This light, dated July 8, 2008, was distributed by the Edison Hotel in Sunbury. It commemorates the 125th anniversary of Thomas Edison's Sunbury experiment. The first use of a three-wire electric lighting system occurred in 1883 at Sunbury's City Hotel, later renamed the Edison Hotel.

Date

2008-07-08

Creator

Edison Hotel

Coverage

Sunbury, PA

Contributor

Inglis, Robert

Source

Information about Thomas Edison's Sunbury experiment was drawn from: http://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=1-A-399

Citation

Edison Hotel, “Edison Nightlight,” Pennsylvania History Harvest, accessed August 15, 2020, http://pahistoryharvest.com/items/show/525.

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