“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, October 30, 2014
1. Nikola Tesla Marker
Inscription. Here died on January 7 1943, at the age of 87, the great Yugoslav American scientist inventor Nikola Tesla whose discoveries in the field of alternating current advanced the United States and the rest of the world into the modern industrial era.
Erected 1977 by the Yugoslav - American Bicentennial Committee.
Location. 40° 45.162′ N, 73° 59.609′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 34th Street west of 8th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on the upper wall of the West 34th Street side of the New Yorker Hotel near the Manhattan Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 West 34th Street, New York NY 10001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1941 · Honor Roll · 1945 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles James (approx. 0.2 miles away); Giorgio Di Sant’Angelo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bonnie Cashin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anne Klein (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Rea (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mainbocher (approx. ¼ mile away); Lilly Daché (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Nikola Tesla. (Submitted on October 17, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Nikola Tesla image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain - PD-OLD, 1896
2. Nikola Tesla
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 17, 2016.
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