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Thomas Edison Legacies

  • Edison Bridge (disambiguation), various locations
  • Edison effect, thermionic emission discovered by Edison
  • Thomas Edison National Historical Park, site of Edison's home in West Orange, New Jersey
  • Edison Records, record label company founded by Edison
  • Edison Studios, pioneering film company owned by Edison
  • Edison (crater), on the Moon
  • Edisonian approach, an approach of trial and error discovery used by Edison
  • Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower and Museum, site of Edison's Menlo Park laboratory
  • Thomas Alva Edison Birthplace, in Milan, Ohio
  • USS Edison (DD-439), a United States destroyer, named after Edison
  • Edison plug, a common name for the NEMA 5-15 electrical connector
  • Edison screw, a system of light bulb connectors developed by Edison
  • Electric utility companies
    • Edison Illuminating Company
    • Commonwealth Edison, Chicago
    • Consolidated Edison, New York
    • Southern California Edison, California

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