Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931
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.
Information about Thomas Edison's Sunbury experiment was drawn from: http://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=1-A-399
Edison Hotel, “Edison Nightlight,” Pennsylvania History Harvest, accessed August 15, 2020, http://pahistoryharvest.com/items/show/525.