Thomas Edison's West Orange Laboratory

Thomas Edison's West Orange Laboratory (HMG34)

Location: West Orange, NJ 07052 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 47.044', W 74° 14.026'

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The Invention Factory

In the fall of 1887, Thomas Edison moved into his new laboratory complex in the town of West Orange, N.J. For the next 44 years Edison directed teams of research assistants in his "Invention Factory" and created a model for modern research and development laboratories.

Today, New Jersey's urban growth almost hides this historic site. Yet these brick buildings reveal the story of Thomas Edison, those who worked with him, and the inventions they produced.
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HM NumberHMG34
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 564651 N 4515069
Decimal Degrees40.78406667, -74.23376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.044', W 74° 14.026'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 2.64" N, 74° 14' 1.56" W
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Area Code(s)973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211 Main St, West Orange NJ 07052, US
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