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Edison Underground Central Station System

 
 
Edison Underground Central Station System Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Edison Underground Central Station System Marker
Inscription.
1882 — 1917

In a building on this site an electric plant supplying the first Edison Underground Central Station system in this country and forming the origin of New York's present electrical system began operation on September 4, 1882 according to plans conceived and executed by
Thomas Alva Edison

To commerate an epoch-making event this tablet is erected by The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society and The New York Edison Company.
 
Erected by The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society and The New York Edison Company.
 
Location. 40° 43.056′ N, 74° 0.034′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Fulton Street, New York NY 10007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Engine Company 31 (within shouting distance of this marker); Foley Square Before 1600 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Foley Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Underground Railroad Station (approx. mile away); New York County Court House
Edison Underground Central Station System Marker (on right) image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Edison Underground Central Station System Marker (on right)
(approx. mile away); Black Horse Inn (approx. mile away); Fluxhouse (approx. mile away); African Burial Ground National Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Edison - American Inventor 1847 - 1931. (Submitted on August 16, 2009.)
2. The First Edison Central Station. (Submitted on August 16, 2009.)
 
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40 Fulton Street Building image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. 40 Fulton Street Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 710 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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