Happy Thanksgiving!
The Birthplace will be open  Friday through Sunday , 1:00 - 5:00 PM , with the following exceptions:
Friday 11/8 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM  -- Explorer Homeschool Tour
Saturday 11/9 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM  -- Boy Scouts Tour

The  NEW  Biography of the Life of  EDISON   by renowned biographer Edmund Morris is now available! This biography is structured differently from other versions. It’s on sale for 10% off the $38.00 price , while supplies last.

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The Current War  is the dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.

Directed by  Alfonso Gomez-Rejon  and written by  Michael Mitnick , the film stars  Benedict Cumberbatch as Edison Michael Shannon as Westinghouse and  Nicholas Hoult as Nikola Tesla , alongside  Tom Holland Katherine Waterston Tuppence Middleton , and  Matthew Macfadyen Martin Scorsese  also serves as an executive producer.
In the news, Bloomberg Technology and Ideas section Opinion article:
The world’s biggest problem is that the world’s biggest problem will always be somebody else’s problem until it isn’t.
The board of trustees is researching options to supply the Edison Birthplace with solar power. Genuine thanks to the firms who expressed interest in the project and submitted proposals. The five installers under consideration are:
Edison Solar
Powerhome Solar
Solar Energy Solutions
Sun Lion Energy
Third Sun Solar
We will be giving close consideration to each proposal and hope to have this exciting project started as soon as possible. 
At what age did Edison become a proficient telegrapher and start working as one full-time?
Find out if you were correct in next month's newsletter!

Last Month's Question:
TRUE OR FALSE? Edison did not learn to talk until he was almost four years old.

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"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."

-Thomas Edison
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