Edison National Historic Site, NJIn 1893 the Black Maria became the world's first building constructed as a motion picture studio. This odd-shaped structure was designed to keep sunlight on the stage while Edison's film pioneers made kinetoscope films.
|Placed By||Edison National Historic Site, National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 5:33am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 564662 N 4515091|
|Decimal Degrees||40.78426667, -74.23363333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 47.056', W 74° 14.018'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 47' 3.36" N, 74° 14' 1.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 211 Main St, West Orange NJ 07052, US|
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