Thomas Edison Depot Museum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Thomas Edison Depot Museum

The Thomas Edison Depot Museum is located underneath the Blue Water Bridge connecting Port Huron, Michigan to Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. The depot is owned and operated by the Port Huron Museum and is the actual depot that inventor Thomas Edison worked out of as a news butcher between 1859 and 1863. The museum includes a restored baggage car resting on a short spur of railroad track.[1] The museum houses artifacts from the archaeological dig done at the site of his boyhood home, which burned in 1870. See and hear original Edison phonographs played, see the world's largest light bulb and learn about the early days of this famous inventor.


See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°59′55″N 82°25′33″W / 42.99861°N 82.42583°W / 42.99861; -82.42583