Menlo Park Real Estate Listings and Information
Menlo Park NJ
- Edison NJ -- Also known as Edison Township NJ -- The Menlo Park area you might think be searching for does not have even a neighborhood associated with it, and all things Thomas Edison related in NJ are now associated geographically to the city of Edison.
- Menlo Park Terrace, NJ -- Residents of Menlo Park Terrace use Metuchen, NJ 08840 as a mailing address. Menlo Park Terrace is an unincorporated area within Woodbridge Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey. It is a residential suburban neighborhood located off U.S, Route 1 in between Menlo Park Mall and Woodbridge Center. It has a fire station, and Menlo Park Terrace School #19, which services grades K-5. Menlo Park Terrace is located off exit 130 off the Garden State Parkway.
There are several Edison NJ area parks and museums for Menlo Park--
- Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park Museum--Thomas Edison was an unknown young inventor when he moved his experimental facilities to the tiny village of Menlo Park, New Jersey, in 1876.
- Edison Memorial Tower, Christie Street, Menlo Park 08817
The art deco memorial tower was constructed in 1937 as a tribute to Thomas Alva Edison. The tower marks the location of Edison’s early experiments critical to the development of the electric light and other major inventions. The site includes a museum that focuses on Edison and his work. The Township of Edison, the nonprofit Edison Memorial Tower Corporation and the DEP jointly administer the tower and the museum in Edison State Park.
As for Mr. Edison's famous Menlo Park laboratory--it was donated and moved to be part of the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, and more formally as the Edison Institute, in the Metro Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan, USA; this museum is the nation's "largest indoor-outdoor history museum" complex.