Milan in Erie County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of Thomas A. Edison
Erected 2002 by The Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, The Edison Birthplace Association, Inc., and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 20-22.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 41° 18′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 North Edison Drive, Milan OH 44846, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edison Recalls Milan (a few steps from this marker); Milan Canal Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Alva Edison (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milan / Erie County (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Last Mission of the Moravians (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Avery / County Seat (approx. 2.6 miles away); Veterans Courtyard (approx. 4 miles away); In God We Trust (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milan.
Also see . . . Edison Birthplace Museum. (Submitted on January 27, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 883 times since then and 140 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 27, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on January 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 16, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 6, 7. submitted on November 17, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.