Babylon in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Birth of the American Wireless
the birth of the
American wireless. A
pioneer station here
in 1901 first talked
with ships at sea.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
Location. 40° 41.552′ N, 73° 19.286′ W. Marker is in Babylon, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Fire Island Avenue and Virginia Road, on the left when traveling south on Fire Island Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Babylon NY 11702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Babylon Station (a few steps from this marker); Porters Landing (approx. Ό mile away); Auto Races (approx. Ό mile away); The Babylon Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Babylon Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Babylon Village Fountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Moses (approx. 0.3 miles away); Suffrage Study Club (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Babylon.
Also see . . . Historic Sites. Rocky Point Historical Society website entry:
"During the first week of August in 1902 (Submitted on September 2, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.