West Orange in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Greenhouse and Barn
Under Mina Edisonís direction, the head gardener and his assistants maintained the flower gardens, a vegetable garden, and the estateís 13½ acres of landscaped grounds. Although the garden and livestock provided some food for the Edisons, local grocers supplied most of the daily provisions, while merchants and restaurateurs from New York City furnished the delicacies for formal dinners.
Erected by Edison National Historic Site, National Park Service.
Location. 40° 47.195′ N, 74° 14.399′ W. Marker is in West Orange, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Honeysuckle Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Edison National Historic Site, in the Llewellyn Park section of West Orange. Marker is in this post office area: West Orange NJ 07052, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Llewellyn Park (a few steps from this marker); Edisonís Home, Glenmont (within shouting distance of this marker); Mina Miller Edison (within shouting distance of this marker); Glenmont (within shouting distance of this marker); The Estate Staff (within shouting distance of this marker); Garage (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Laboratory Complex (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas A. Edison Industries (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Orange.
More about this marker. The bottom of the marker contains a photograph of "Glenmontís greenhouse and gardens in 1947, the year of Mina Edisonís death."
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Take a tour of the markers at Thomas Edison's Glenmont homesite.
Also see . . . Edison National Historic Site. National Park Service. (Submitted on October 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 877 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.