Although Edison invented the device in New Jersey, the first home lit by electricity was in Appleton, where mill-owner Henry Rogers illuminated his house on Sept. 30, 1882. You can still visit Hearthstone, the Appleton house museum where domestic electric light first became a reality.
Did they have electricity in 1883?
1883: Roselle, New Jersey, earns its place in tech history when the first electric lighting system employing overhead wires goes into service. The system was built by Thomas Edison as part of an experiment to prove that an entire community could be lit by electricity from a shared, central generating station.
Is there a light bulb that works without electricity?
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