Parker County Today September 2017 - Page 83

Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding, Harvey Firestone summer. Glamping for us is somewhere south of what Henry Ford used to do. Henry Ford, by the way, is truly worth reading about. For instance, Thomas Edison was his electrician, and he wired Henry’s home, called Fairlane, in early 1909. Henry had instant hot water, pushbut- ton light switches, and a central vacuum system, but I digress. When Henry went camping as he called it, he went with great friends, Firestone, Edison, Burroughs. Edison brought a mobile elec- Sponsored By 81