AUGUST 27TH,  10AM-11AM , Kiddee Korral Tour:
The Birthplace will be CLOSED during this time.

AUGUST 10TH,  2-3PM , Miata Car Club Tour:
The Birthplace will remain OPEN during this time.

The Birthplace will be CLOSED during this time.

AUGUST 31ST-SEPTEMBER 2ND, Labor Day Weekend
The house will be CLOSED during this time. Happy Labor Day!
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Edison Electric Pen, circa 1875
Operated by a small electric motor powered by a battery of two wet cells, it rapidly punctured a sheet of waxed paper with numerous holes, against a steel plate. A tiny motor was fastened to its top; long wires connected it to the battery. Used in government & business offices before typewriters. First small electric motor ever manufactured and sold in large quantities. One of the first electric appliances. 
Pen: $8.00    Battery: $5.00    Roller: $3.00
The Electric Pen is on display at The Thomas Edison Birthplace Museum.
about the Electric Pen in an article by The Edison Papers .
Memberships for Everyone. Join our family.
Receive our 2019 Friends of Edison Birthplace poster, along with many other perks, when you purchase one of these four memberships:
Supporter, Nancy Edison Child Learning Supporter, Inspiration to Youth Supporter, Edison Inspiration Sponsor.
The Thomas Edison Birthplace Museum opened to the pubic on February 11, 1947, the 100th anniversary of Edison's birth?
Paul Israel , Trustee of Edison Birthplace Association and director and general editor of the Edison Papers at Rutgers University, will be speaking at the Smithsonian on 
"How Thomas Edison Transformed Technological Innovation"
on September 6th, 2019 .
It’s always a treat to hear him speak.
Quote 1: "I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious."

Quote 2: "If we all did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves."

Quote 3: "The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."

Quote 4: "It always seems impossible until it’s done."
Which quote did Thomas Edison say?
Quote 1
Quote 2
Quote 3
Quote 4
Find out if you were correct in next month's newsletter!

Last Month's Question:
What of these materials was not used by Edison for filaments in his light bulbs?

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"Never look at the clock."

- Thomas Edison, 1890

Section " On Work and Business" in The Quotable Edison by Michele Albion.

The book can be purchased on Michele Albion's website and also in the Thomas Edison Birthplace Gift Shop.
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