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    Thomas Edison

    National Historical Park New Jersey

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  • Thomas Edison and the Motion Picture Industry - Hollywood New Jersey

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

    Come join us and learn about what Thomas Edison was doing in the motion picture industry. This hands-on program is especially designed for children. More

  • Lights! Camera! Edison!

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

    Lights! Camera! Edison! is an overview of Thomas Edison’s role in the birth of motion pictures here in West Orange and his 30-year career in the movie business. More

  • Reimagined Kinetoscopes: Film Demonstration & Hands on Workshop at the Black Maria

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Using the technologies and practices originally used by Thomas Edison, MONO NO AWARE will help workshop participants re-enact classic kinetoscope films at the Black Maria using props provided by FilmBiz. Reservations required. Call 973-736-0550 ext. 89. More

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.