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West Orange in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Edison Cement Slab

 
 
Edison Cement Slab Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 30, 2015
1. Edison Cement Slab Marker
Inscription.  
From
The first concrete highway
in New Jersey
Built in 1912 by the
State Highway Department

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 40° 47.067′ N, 74° 14.018′ W. Marker is in West Orange, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located inside Thomas Edison National Historical Park, just north of the Black Maria. 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. The Black Maria (a few steps from this marker); Making Movies (a few steps from this marker); Black Maria Replica (a few steps from this marker); The Courtyard (within shouting distance of this marker); The Truck of the Second Commercial Electric Railroad Locomotive. (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Edison’s West Orange Laboratory (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Edison Statue (within shouting
Edison Cement Slab Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 30, 2015
2. Edison Cement Slab Marker
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distance of this marker); The Truck of the First Commercial Electric Railroad Locomotive. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Orange.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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