Mr. Edison Permanent Resident of Milan

Edison in the News

Thomas Edison has come to stay in Milan, in the form of a handsome bronze statue, a close replica of the Edison statue now representing Ohio in Statuary Hall of the Capitol Building in Washington, DC.  Fabricated by sculptor Alan Cottrill of Janesville, Ohio, he added a phonograph(Edison’s favorite invention)  in Edison’s left hand for

Edison Goes to Washington

Edison in the News

Alan Cottrill, a farm boy from Zanesville who didn’t begin sculpting until he was 38, has been picked as the creator of a statue of Ohio native Thomas A. Edison for the U.S. Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The Ohio Statuary Hall Commission made the announcement yesterday afternarrowing the list to