Find Out How Wabash, Indiana Became The First Electrically Lighted City In The World
Learn how Wabash, Indiana was the first city in the world to get electric lights in its streets. You’d never believe that this small town was so advanced so long ago.
The Hoosier State is full of surprises and history lessons that will make you proud. Scroll on to learn all about this one.
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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