Learn about Edison during World War I

Learn about Edison during World War I

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Township historian Joseph Fagan will present “Thomas Edison During World War I” on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, 211 Main St. in West Orange. Everyone is invited to this free event.  This event is part of the “One Book, One Town – West […]

‘Edison’ biography launches at the inventor’s WO labs

‘Edison’ biography launches at the inventor’s WO labs

WEST ORANGE, NJ — To celebrate the publication of “Edison,” the new biography of Thomas A. Edison by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris, Random House will host a book launch reception on Saturday, October 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the park’s laboratory complex. The event is free and open to the general public. […]

Don’t miss the Glenmont Garden Party

Don’t miss the Glenmont Garden Party

WEST ORANGE, NJ — If you love the natural colors of summer and have a curiosity about N.J. legend Thomas Alva Edison, the Glenmont Garden Party is for you. Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park will hold a garden party on the lawn of Glenmont, Edison’s home in Llewellyn Park, 12 Honeysuckle Ave., West […]

Downtown Alliance unveils vintage calendar of Thomas Edison’s inventions

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thomas Edison’s inventions are saluted in a 2019 calendar from the Downtown West Orange Alliance. “The 1935 Vintage Calendar” is comprised of photos drawn from the renowned inventor’s many works. The vintage graphics have been reproduced just as they appeared in 1935, and include the calendar days of that year, which […]

32 become U.S. citizens at Edison NHP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thirty-two people became United States citizens when they took the oath of allegiance at Thomas Edison National Historical Park on Sept. 27, marking the first time a naturalization ceremony has been held at the park. The ceremony celebrated people who had come to the United States from 23 different countries and […]

Free fall family fun day at Edison NHP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thomas Edison National Historical Park will be joining national park sites around the country in celebrating National Public Lands Day with a fee-free day on Saturday, Sept. 22. The Laboratory Complex at 211 Main St. in West Orange will be open with regular programs beginning at 10 a.m. Special fall family […]

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