Edison Butchertown House
of the Phonograph
Thomas Edison House is a historic
house located in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville,
The house is a shotgun duplex
built around 1850. Thomas Edison took up residence in the same
neighborhood, possibly even at this location, a part of the
time he lived in Louisville from 1866 to 1867.
729 E. Washington, Butchertown
House, Louisville, Kentucky. Edison r walked to work as a night-shift
telegraph operator and employee of Western Union in Louisville
ca. 1866-67. It was closed the day I visited.