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Nikola Tesla

 
 
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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine.
 
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. Located on the upper wall of the West 34th Street side of the New Yorker Hotel near the Manhattan Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 West 34th Street, New York NY 10001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manhattan Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Farley Post Office (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); New York Institute for the Blind (about 600 feet away); William Sloane Memorial Building
Nikola Tesla Marker vicinity image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 2017
2. Nikola Tesla Marker vicinity
The marker is out of sight on the 34th side of the Hotel New Yorker, behind the Nuts umbrella, behind the man in glasses on far left.
(about 700 feet away); 1941 · Honor Roll · 1945 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Madison Square Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Rea (approx. 0.2 miles away); Webster Apartments (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Nikola Tesla. (Submitted on October 17, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Nikola Tesla image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - PD-OLD, 1896
3. Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 2017
4. Nikola Tesla
A memorial in the Historical Exhibits section downstairs.
Nikola Tesla image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 2017
5. Nikola Tesla
The marker on the statue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2014, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on August 30, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on October 31, 2014, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on August 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on October 17, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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