Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Samuel F. B. Morse
Inventor of the telegraph
To honor and perpetuate
his memory this plaque
is presented by the
members of the
Morse Telegraph Club
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Erected 1968 by Morse Telegraph Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1968.
Location. 40° 39.022′ N, 73° 59.645′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Orchard Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Green-Wood Cemetery on High Wood Path off Orchard Avenue (Section 25, Lot 5761). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Brooks Henderson (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Korean War Irish Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); “The Greeter”/John Coleman/George Catlin (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Moir Smith New York City Airliner Disaster (approx. 0.4 miles away); Our Drummer Boy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor DeWitt Clinton (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . . The Green-Wood Cemetery. (Submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,011 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.