African-American inventor Lewis H. Latimer worked as a draftsman for Alexander Graham Bell, improved the filaments that are found inside lightbulbs and patented a toilet system for railroad cars in 1874. This Queen Anne–style house was his home from 1903 until his death in 1928.
|Venue name:||Lewis H. Latimer House||Contact:|
34-41 137th St
|Cross street:||Between 31st Rd and 32nd Ave|
|Opening hours:||Tue–Thu, Sat, 11am–4pm|
|Transport:||Subway: Travel: 7 to Flushing–Main St, then take Q25 bus to Linden Place and 35th Ave.|
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