We regret to inform you that Zvents.com is closing its doors October 31st, 2014. We’re proud to have served the community for so long, but business pressures have forced us to make the difficult decision to close down Zvents.com and the Zvents Media Network. Thank you for supporting us over the years. For more on the closure of Zvents.com see this page.
Home | Register | Log In

State College, PA

   [change my location]
  • Print
  • Calendar
  • Share
Img_phold_gen_primary_no_add
Phone (814) 234-4779
Price Free admission, donations welcome.
Age Suitability None Specified
Category History

"Shedding Light on the Past: Lighting Devices of the 18th and 19th Centuries"

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 1:00p to 4:00p
Centre Furnace Mansion State College, PA

Explore lighting before electricity at the Centre Furnace Mansion with examples of early candle holders, rushlights, whale oil and camphene lamps. While representing a brief period in history, it is one of great technological advancement in lighting. “Shedding Light on the Past” shows how lighting has changed throughout these centuries, how devices were adapted to take advantage of newer innovations in fuel types to improve safety.

Created by cchs

Location & Nearby Info
Centre Furnace Mansion
1001 E. College Ave.
State College, PA 16801
(814) 234-4779
Show nearby:
Reviews & Comments
USER REVIEWS
This event currently has no reviews. Be the first to share your thoughts with others!