The Latimer House in Queens was the home of African-American inventor and electrical pioneer Lewis Howard Latimer from 1903 until his death in 1928.
PIX11 Web Team
Posted at 6:03 AM, Feb 28, 2017
and last updated2017-02-28 09:45:20-05
Many of us may have never heard the name Lewis H. Latimer but we owe him a huge thanks for making our lives easier and a lot more comfortable. Lewis Latimer is considered one of the ten most important African American inventors of all time and he lived in Queens, where his house still stands and is now open for more than a history lesson.