Black Maria Replica
This building is a replica of the original “Black Maria”, the world's first motion picture studio.
Dedicated to the memory of Thomas Alva Edison the founder of the motion picture industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1836.
Location. 40° 47.056′ N, 74° 14.022′ W. Marker is in West Orange, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the Thomas Edison National Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Orange NJ 07052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Making Movies (here, next to this marker); The Black Maria (here, next to this marker); The Courtyard (a few steps from this marker); Edison Cement Slab (a few steps from this marker); The Truck of the Second Commercial Electric Railroad Locomotive. (a few steps from this marker);
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Take a tour of the markers found at the Laboratory Complex of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.
Also see . . . Thomas Edison National Historical Park, New Jersey. Nation Park Service website. (Submitted on November 8, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 8, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.