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Thomas A Edison Boyhood Homesite

  • Address: Edison Shores Pl
  • Vicinity: View from Thomas Edison Pkwy, vacant lot between 4th and 5th buildings from the south end, Edison Shores
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1838/00/00 Built for Edgar Jenkins and wife Mary Elizabeth Walworth, the daughter of Reuben Hyde Walworth
1854/00/00 Thomas Edison Home Thomas A Edison home, 1854 to 1863
1870/11/13 House destroyed by fire, possibly arson

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Particulars for Thomas A Edison Boyhood Homesite:
Cultural Affiliation Euro-American
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Criteria Information Potential
Owner Local
Criteria Person
Historic Use Single dwelling
Sight Category Site
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 97000397
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Historic and non-aboriginal
Applicable Criteria: Person, Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Significant Year: 1854, 1864
Associated People: Edison, Thomas .
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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