Livermore, California's Centennial Light and its connection to Shelby, Ohio

Livermore is a city in Alameda County, California and is located on the eastern edge of California's San Francisco Bay Area. At the Livermore-Pleas...

January 18, 2023
6:32 PM

Livermore is a city in Alameda County, California and is located on the eastern edge of California's San Francisco Bay Area. At the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department located at Pleasanton, CA, is housed the world's longest-lasting light bulb. This extremely special lightbulb has been burning since 1901 and is rarely ever turned off. The following information is provided by the Livermore Lightbulb Centennial Committee (LLCC).As of June of 2022, the lightbulb has been burning for 121 years. According to the LLCC, the lightbulb was first installed at the fire department hose cart house on L Street in 1901 and then it was moved to the main firehouse on Second Street.

Emily Schwan