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Thomas Edison: Measuring the days of an extraordinary life

Guest post by Louis Carlat

“There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day,” said American essayist Alexander Woollcott. Anything might happen. But of course, some days turn out to be more important than others. 1,075 more words

American History

Thomas Edison National Historical Park - March 22, 2015

Today my boyfriend and I took a quick adventure to Thomas Edison National Historical Park in West Orange, New Jersey.

When we arrived, we only had about thirty minutes to walk around.   510 more words

United States

A Step Back in Time

There are only about three and a half miles between Central Montclair and Thomas Edison National Historic Park in West Orange, New Jersey.  It is a place that has recently undergone extensive renovations, yet a visit will leave those touring the premises with the impression that curators turned the key after years of leaving the buildings just as they were when Edison passed, in 1931.   159 more words

Culture

A Visit to Thomas Edison's National Historic Park

On a Saturday in the early autumn my son and I headed out for another day trip.  Thomas Edison’s National Historic Park was our destination in West Orange, New Jersey.   218 more words

Science Trips

Where would we be without music or ways to record it?

Whether listening to Scott Joplin, Bolero, Pink, or Louis Armstrong—or all of them—where would we be without music and without the ability to record and re-play music for our pleasure? 397 more words

Art