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This blog features articles and projects written by the Cultural Resources staff and interns here at Thomas Edison NHP. Unique artifacts and documents, as well as interesting projects, will be featured here.

Historic Glenmont Employee of the Month

June 10, 2014 Posted by: Bruce Spadaccini, Museum Technician

Visitors voted all during Edison Day on Saturday for the historic Glenmont employee of the month. Here we showcase one of the lesser-known employees who worked in the Edisons' home.

 

Did You Know?

A large birdfeeder on the lawn of Glenmont just outside the conservatory.

Mina Edison was an avid bird watcher. She had many feeders and birdhouses around the grounds of Glenmont. She even had a heated birdbath. In the winter she flipped a switch in her bedroom that would turn on the birdbath in the yard below her window and it would melt the ice.