Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, and many other devices that make our lives fuller and simpler, was born here in 1847. He lived in this house until his family moved to Port Huron, Michigan, when he was seven years old.
The Edison Birthplace Museum features a collection of rare Edisonia, including examples of many of Edison's early inventions, documents, and family mementos. The Birthplace is open February through November.
By milwhcky @ 2010-06-27 18:19:45