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Samuel F. B. Morse

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
1. Samuel F. B. Morse Marker




Inscription.  
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
1968

Upper Monument:
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Born
Charlestown Mass:
April XXVII
1791
Died
April 11
1872

 
Erected 1968 by Morse Telegraph Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
 
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
Samuel F. B. Morse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
2. Samuel F. B. Morse Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Marker in Green-Wood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
3. Marker in Green-Wood Cemetery
Grave of Samuel F. B. Morse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
4. Grave of Samuel F. B. Morse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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