Thomas A. Edison

Thomas A. Edison (HM214V)

Location: Saratoga, WY 82331 Carbon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 9.517', W 107° 0.583'

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Camped near this spot in 1878,
while on a fishing trip.
It was here that his attention
was directed to the fiber
from his bamboo fishing pole
which he tested as a suitable
filament for his incandescent
electric lamp.
Born February 11, 1847 — Died October 18, 1931
Age 84
Details
HM NumberHM214V
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Year Placed1949
Placed ByThe Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming
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Date Added Monday, August 28th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 331380 N 4558311
Decimal Degrees41.15861667, -107.00971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 9.517', W 107° 0.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 9' 31.02" N, 107° 0' 34.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near WY-70, Saratoga WY 82331, US
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great marker if interested in stories. this one is likely fictional.

Jul 15, 2018 at 2:11pm PDT by surferbum

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