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Thomas Edison House

(#1006) from Kentucky Life Program 1006 (2004)

Explores the time Thomas Edison spent in Louisville as a young telegraph operator and how the connections he made in the River City helped his later career as an inventor. A visit to the Thomas Edison House, a museum in historic Butchertown, includes examples of some early inventions.

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