The Township of West Orange is located in Northern New Jersey close to Newark. It has a rich history which includes being the birthplace of Thomas Edison. The residents of West Orange today make up a diverse population with a proud community heritage. Many towns shamefully disregard or don’t understand their history. However, West Orange is proud of its past and committed to preserving its history through awareness. Knowing and understanding history empowers us to see and understand who we are, what we were, and who we can be. History is not the exclusive property of historians but rather it belongs to all who are aware of it. The long silenced voices of the past still speak volumes if we are not so deaf to listen, learn, and dare to discover because every tomorrow includes a little piece of yesterday. Discover West Orange…. our home town.