1883 : First Electric Lights Installed in Detroit Store

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January 27, 2022 all-day
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The first electric lights in Michigan were installed at Metcalf’s dry goods store in Detroit. This triggered demand for the new invention, as neighboring downtown businesses clamored for Thomas Edison’s new lights.

Sources :

Detroit Historical Society Facebook Page

Historical Society of Michigan