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6th Annual Meeting
March 23 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE 6th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE THOMAS EDISON CENTER AT MENLO PARK
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 MUNICIPAL BOULEVARD
Len Sendelsky, Chairman TECMP
This Years Annual Meeting Will Feature Two Very Important Speakers
Linda Barth, a long time fan of New Jersey and lifelong resident of the Garden State will discuss some of the many inventions created in the great state of New Jersey. As a fourth grade teacher, Linda has tried to focus students’ attention on the positive aspects of our state: its diverse geography, history, agriculture, industry and famous firsts and inventions. Linda has written two books on the D&R Canal for Arcadia Publishing and two children’s picture books: Bridgetender’s Boy and Hidden New Jersey. A History of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone, published by the History Press was released in 2013. With her husband she has published The Millstone Valley Through Time and Somerville Through Time. She has also contributed to the Encyclopedia of New Jersey.
Mark Nonestied is a Division Head with the Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage. He has been a staff member of the office since 1991, having served in a variety of positions. In his current Capacity he oversees both East Jersey Old Town Village and the Cornelius LowHouse/ Middlesex County Museum.
Mark’s presentation will discuss the open house archaeology program that was launched in 2015. The status of this year’s project is: The onetime site of Thomas Edison’s house at Menlo Park, scheduled for September 23-24, 2017.
DISCUSSION TOPICS – VIDEO
A YEAR IN REVIEW
The mission of the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park (TECMP) is to preserve, promote, and manage the Edison Memorial Tower, site, and museum in the Menlo Park section of Edison Township, New Jersey. The TECMP strives to honor the memory of Thomas Alva Edison and to increase public knowledge about Edison, his significant accomplishments at this site, and his impact on modern research and development.