Livermore's Light Bulb...

Wanting to see a bit of history, before leaving town, we visited Fire Station #6 and the famous Centennial Light, the world's longest-lasting light bulb. This was so up my alley!

Maintained by the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, who claims that the bulb is 115 years old, it has been turned off only a handful of times. Due to its longevity, the bulb has been noted by The Guinness Book of World Records, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, and General Electric.

There are books written about and a movie made showcasing this light bulb. The firehouse is very proud of it and welcomes tourists with a museum-like display. It was certainly worth our stop.

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