Mina Miller Edison

Mina Miller Edison (HM1SHE)

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

N 40° 47.218', W 74° 14.378'

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Women's Heritage Trail

Mina Miller Edison was not content simply to be the wife of America's most famous inventor. As a devout Methodist, she firmly believed that each individual possesses the power to make positive change in their community. Her passion for gardening led her to support organizations that delivered flowers to shut-ins and developed children's gardens in underprivileged neighborhoods. Her work with Eleanor Roosevelt and the National Recreational Association furthered her involvement in public recreation and beautification.
"like the private and public gardens she sowed and tended, Mina Miller Edison's charity work planted the seeds for growth, change and beautification that can still be seen today."
< Sidebar : >Glenmont, the home of Thomas Alva and Mina Miller Edison, is on the New Jersey Women's Heritage Trail because of Mina's exemplary commitment to her community, which made significant contributions to the health and recreation of New Jersey residents.The New Jersey Women's Heritage Trail highlights a collection of historical sites located around the state that represent the significant contributions women made to the history of our state. The Heritage Trail brings to life the vital role of women in New Jersey's past and present.
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HM NumberHM1SHE
Series This marker is part of the series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 564153 N 4515386
Decimal Degrees40.78696667, -74.23963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.218', W 74° 14.378'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 13.08" N, 74° 14' 22.68" W
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Area Code(s)973
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Honeysuckle Ave, West Orange NJ 07052, US
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