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Edison & Ford Winter Estates Blog

“Ask the Curator”

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On May 29th

• Wednesdays – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

  • Edison dining room tableJune 1 – What was it like to dine at the Edison family table? Explore the domain of the Edison dinner table, including place settings and preservation of family artifacts, with Exhibit Specialist Megan Kissinger and Registrar Matt Andres.
  • June 8 – Did Ford sell a body-less Model T so that customers could produce their own? Discover the “nuts and bolts” of the unique and fascinating 1917 Model TT Truck with Automotive Curator James Moss.
  • June 15 – How did Edison reflect on his own life and inventions? Learn first-hand with Curator Assistant Andrew Scheip and Registrar Matt Andres, as they explore the rare semi-autobiographical work, Edison: His Life & Intentions, and discuss preservation of paper objects in the Edison Ford collections.
  • Edison Staff insomnia squadJune 22 – Why did Edison’s top staff work nearly round-the-clock for over a month? Meet the “Insomnia Squad” and discover what the hoped to achieve with Registrar Matt Andres.
  • June 29 – Where is the gas tank on a Ford Model T? The answer may surprise you! Join Automotive Curator James Moss as he explains what it was like to operate a 1923 Model T Ford.

Cost: included with admission, or FREE for Edison Ford Members.

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