Edison Homestead, The - Ontario Heritage Trust


Edison Homestead, The

A loyalist from New Jersey, Samuel Edison settled in Upper Canada in 1811 and served as a militia captain during the War of 1812. He is best known, however, as the grandfather of Thomas Edison, the renowned inventor.


On the grounds of the former homestead, near Otter Creek, Highway 19, southwest of Vienna

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Elgin

Municipality: Municipality of Bayham