Near Bar Harbor in Hancock County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Alessandro Fabbri, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.F.
1877 - 1922
—In Memory Of —
A resident and lover of Mount Desert Island who commanded the United States Naval Radio Station upon this site from its establishment on August 28, 1917 until December 12, 1919.
At the end of the World War he was awarded the Navy Cross. His citation stated that under his direction the station became the most important and the most efficient station in the world.
This tablet is erected by his friends and fellow townsmen in testimony to his patriotic service, high character and endearing qualities.
Erected 1939 by His Friends and Fellow Townsmen.
Location. 44° 18.853′ N, 68° 11.76′ W. Marker is near Bar Harbor, Maine, in Hancock County. Click for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout on the east side of Otter Cove, along Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bar Harbor ME 04609, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thunder Hole (approx. half a mile away); Thunder Hole Ranger Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Satterlee Field (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sand Beach (approx. 1.2 miles away); Forever Protected Peregrine Falcons Return to Acadia (approx. 2.5 miles away); Gateway to Acadia (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cadillac Mountain (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bar Harbor.
Also see . . .
1. Commissioning the Otter Cliffs Radio Station. (Submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Alessandro Fabbri Photographs. (Submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Operation of the World's Largest Radio System. (Submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Communications • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I •
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