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Ask the Curator: Edison's Electric Idea: Today's vehicles, yesterday's concept

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Name: Ask the Curator: Edison's Electric Idea: Today's vehicles, yesterday's concept
Date: September 11, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Join Automotive Curator, James Moss, as he highlights Edison's work on the world's earliest electric vehicles. The presentation will be based around the collections electric tractor. Thomas Edison had worked on a battery to power a car way back in the early 1890s shortly after the first motorized cars came out. He developed a nickel-iron battery to be used in vehicles, which was more powerful than anything previous and was able to last many decade. This program is free for Edison Ford members and included with admission for non-members. 
Location:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 
Date/Time Information:
September 11, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. 
Contact Information:
239-334-7419
Fees/Admission:
Edison Ford members: free; non-members: included with admission 
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