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Edison era music performed in celebration of Edison's birthday (Photos)

On Feb. 7, 2014, the Edison Ford Winter Estates announced that staff, distinguished guests and students from the Edison Park School will be performing on Edison's birthday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m.

Edison Estate
Edison Estate
Edison Estate, Photo: Courtesy
"Mina and Thomas Edison"
Jan and Jamie MaGirl as Mina and Thomas Edison, Photo: Courtesy

The event will be held at the Winter Estates in Fort Myers, Fla. The talented musicians will be celebrating Thomas Edison's 167th birthday by performing music from Thomas Edison's era.

Musical Periods from Edison's Era (1847-1931)

  • Romantic (1815–1910)
  • Modern (1890–1930)
  • 20th century (1901–2000)

The school's full name describes what the students especially excel in. The school is Edison Park School for the Creative and Expressive Arts, and creativity and the arts can be enjoyed by all who attend!

Visitors can also join the Edisons, Fords, and community leaders for a historic ground breaking of the new Edison Ford Museum West Porch.

There will be no fee for the birthday celebration. Cake will be served after the performance. Their event is co-sponsored by Edison Pageant of Light.

Special tours are offered at Edison Ford throughout the week.

Edison Ford Special Tours

  • Hands On in Science Lab and Museum
  • Garden Tour
  • River Cruises
  • Behind the Scenes Tour
  • Young Inventors Tour
  • Group Tour

"Visitors can also celebrate Edison’s birthday throughout the month with regular tours led by Edison Ford historians, audio tours in English, German, French and Spanish, Museum and Lab tours, and Museum demonstrations." - Winter Estates

To learn more about Edison Ford go to Winter Estates, or call Chris Pendleton, President & CEO, Lisa Sbuttoni, PR/Marketing Director and staff at (239)334-7419.

Enjoy above video on "Thomas Edison Biography."

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