Edison National Historic Site

Also known as: The Laboratory, Glenmont
Main St. between Alden and Lakeside Sts., West Orange, New Jersey

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Edison NH Site 1

Main Laboratory, largest of the 1887 structures.

Photo taken by Chester Gehman May 1985

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Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000052
Architectural styles
Victorian; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Industry; Science
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Manufacturing facility; Secondary structure; Research facility
Current functions
Museum; Park
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1887; 1931
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 19
Contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • December 13, 2019: New photos from Chester Gehman

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