Heavy Machine Shop Line Shaft Repair Project


The Heavy Machine Shop sits at the heart of Thomas Edison's laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey.


But it is broken.


The Friends of Thomas Edison National Park have committed to raise $10,000 as part of the National Parks Service Centennial Challenge matching funds program to fix it.


Click here to learn more and how you can help.

Line Shaft Project Appeal
Click the image above to download the FoTENHP 2015 Appeal Letter.
Second Annual Muckers' "Ball" A Cool Success
The Second Annual Muckers' "Ball" raised nearly $5000 for FoTENHP operations and projects.

October 3, 2015 brought a chilly night, but we had a hot time.

Support Those Who Support Us


The following contributed to the success of the Second Annual Mucker's "Ball" with contributions, financial considerations or in-kind donations:


  • ShopRite of Essex Green, 1 Rooney Circle, West Orange, NJ, (973) 736-9374

  • Advantage Termite & Pest Control, 414 Main Street, West Orange, NJ, (973) 736-1007

  • The Essex House, 525 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, (973) 731-2222

  • WO Downtown Alliance, 66 Main Street (Town Hall), West Orange, NJ, (973) 325-4109

  • Select Towing and Auto Repair, 52 Washington Street, West Orange, NJ, (973) 325-7898

  • Libreti's Restaurant, 554 Nassau Street, Orange, NJ, (973) 673-5155

  • Supreme Bakery, 40 Main Street, West Orange, NJ, (973) 736-1732

  • The Manor, 111 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ, (973) 731-2360

  • Dunkin’ Donuts, 12 S Valley Road, West Orange, NJ, 973-669-8500

  • West Orange Elks Lodge #1590, 424 Main St, West Orange, NJ , (973) 737-9177
The Thomas Edison National Historical Site

Discover where America’s greatest inventor changed our world forever.


Click here to visit the TENHP
web site.

The Edison Legacy


For most of his life, Edison’s labs and home in West Orange, NJ. were the hubs of his creative and industrial efforts.
 
The Thomas Edison National Historical Park (TENHP) preserves these central sites of Edison's life and brilliance.
 
These places teach us about invention, innovation, and risk taking—Edison's legacy
 
The Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park are working to preserve and enhance that heritage

For most of his life, Edison’s labs and home in West Orange, NJ.were the hubs of his creative and industrial efforts.

 

The Thomas Edison National Historical Park (TENHP) preserves these central sites of Edison's life and brilliance.

 

These places teach us about invention, innovation, and risk taking.

 

The Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park are working to preserve and enhance that heritage.