Electricity is an essential part of our modern lives, powering our lights, appliances, computers, televisions, and smartphones. Without it, our lives would be vastly different. Astonishingly, electricity has only been an aspect of our everyday lives for a little over 150 years.
Have you ever wondered how the electric grid and natural gas grid expanded to homes and buildings across the U.S.? Or wondered how equipment, appliances, and vehicles became electrified? Join us to discover the history of electricity from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.