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Edison Place

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Edison Place Marker
Inscription. This land for more than 60 years a part of the electric distribution system serving New Orleans, was donated to the City of New Orleans by New Orleans Public Service, Inc. and named in honor of Thomas Alva Edison, inventor and creative genius, a director of the company which provided the first electric service in New Orleans in 1886.

It is dedicated by the donor to public use in the preservation and promotion of the Vieux Carre. Donated March 30, 1973.
 
Erected 1973 by New Orleans Public Service, Inc.
 
Location. 29° 57.351′ N, 90° 4.109′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Bourbon Street north of Bienville Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 313 Bourbon Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Kolly Townhouse (a few steps from this marker); Original Old Absinthe Bar (within shouting distance of this marker); These Three Townhouses (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Audubon Room (about 400 feet away); Rillieux – Waldhorn House
Edison Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Edison Place Marker
The marker is on the fence on the left.
(about 400 feet away); Jack Teagarden (about 500 feet away); Conway’s Court (about 500 feet away); Hermann – Grima House (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
3. Edison Place
Antoine "Fats" Domino (right), Al "Jumbo" Hirt (center), Pete Fountain (left), Chris Owen (far left),
 
 
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