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Light Dispelling Darkness

Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park, Edison, NJ
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Very cool piece of stone art

This piece of stone art can be found in Roosevelt Park in Edison NJ. It is really cool to see... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Edison, New Jersey
The light that lit up civilization

This is a must see for all people whether you are a Thomas Edison fan or not. This is the place... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Thane, India
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21 Jul 2017
“The light that lit up civilization”
24 Apr 2017
“Another Wonderful WPA project”
Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park, Edison, NJ
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This piece of stone art can be found in Roosevelt Park in Edison NJ. It is really cool to see, worth the visit!!

Thank Bobo27612
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a must see for all people whether you are a Thomas Edison fan or not. This is the place where it all began - the physical lighting up of our civilization. A sure must see. And yes, take your children so that they...More

Thank AnilNemani2015
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The Works Progress Administration was part of FDR's New Deal programs. One of the project was to employ artist to create community artistic projects. Light Dispelling Darkness was created by Wayland Gregory who created this fascinating terra cotta fountain with an odd collection of figures...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a Beautiful Fountain with some very interesting artwork. While it would be nice if the Fountain was operational on a regular basis, I have seen it working. As the Township of Edison does not have a vast amount of Statuary, this is welcome...More

Thank ExplorerWHP
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I love this park and this monument. It is a gem for Edison. My parents took a picture by this on their wedding day. Now my kids enjoy this wonderful place. Come enjoy and come back again!

Thank KevinsGirls
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a mystery place. Very few people know about this place. t is nice place surrounded by park. Though it is in middle of nosiy area, the place isquiet

Thank harishkb
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Roosevelt Park is located on Route 1 South in Edison, New Jersey. It's a small park bordering the Menlo Park Mall so traffics is an issue on some days. The picture here shows a globe on the edge of the park which dates back to...More

1  Thank Bonita B
Reviewed 6 September 2015

A unique fountain in a nice park. Very intricate details. Was renovated a few years back but already showing wear. Definitely worth a stop when in the area. Also a nice veterans memorial nearby.

1  Thank Trailblazer07
Reviewed 8 May 2015

This is a classic Weird New Jersey location. The fountain was in disrepair the entire time I lived there (1960-83), was renovated and working, and now seems to have falled into disrepair again. Still well worth a short detour into the park.

2  Thank MattRMadison_WI
Reviewed 25 September 2013

This is a renovated Waylande Gregory statue from the depression era. It is a series of fountains and sculptures that are bizarre to say the least. It has been renovated but not kept up. It is in beautiful Roosevelt Park which offers lots of amenities....More

10  Thank breezebaby
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