Blacksmith Shop - Building 7

Blacksmith Shop - Building 7 (HM1Q9O)

Location: West Orange, NJ 07052 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 47.035', W 74° 13.998'

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A Blacksmith Shop has been a feature of the West Orange laboratory complex since it was built in 1887. The first shop was located in the back of Building 4. It moved to an unknown location in 1900 and burned down in 1911. The current Blacksmith Shop, built in 1911, was enlarged to its present size by 1919.According to a former Edison assistant, the shop was used for forging any pattern of metal needed in the Laboratory Machine Shop, especially parts for repair of the machines themselves.Activities in the shop stopped sometime between 1927 and 1931.
HM NumberHM1Q9O
Placed ByEdison National Historic Site, National Park Service
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Date Added Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 564691 N 4515052
Decimal Degrees40.78391667, -74.23330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.035', W 74° 13.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 2.1" N, 74° 13' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)973
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211 Main St, West Orange NJ 07052, US
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