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Louisville throwing birthday party for Edison

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville is throwing a birthday bash for the famous inventor and scientist Thomas Edison.

The historic Thomas Edison House in the city's Butchertown neighborhood will host a daylong celebration Saturday. The party will include a cake shaped like a light bulb.

The party will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. Admission is half-price for adults, and children under 12 get in free.

The Edison house is located at 729 E. Washington St. Edison was born 166 years ago this month.

Edison lived and worked in Louisville as a telegraph operator in 1866 and 1867. The Thomas Edison House attraction offers information about Edison's achievements in science and technology.


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