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1895: Electricity comes to Marblehead

January 23

Marblehead was illuminated by electricity for the first time, “…the light being furnished by 165 arc lamps of two thousand candle power, and 40 incandescents of twenty five candle power each.” (Roads)


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 have been adapted with thanks from Bill Purdin’s Marblehead History Timeline published by Marblehead Magazine.

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