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South Wellfleet in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station

 
 
Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, September 10, 2019
1. Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station Marker
Inscription.  
Site of first United States
Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station
Built in 1901-1902

Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America
Predecessor of RCA Transmitted January 19, 1903

The First U.S. Transatlantic Wireless Telegram
Addressed to Edward VII King of England by
Theodore Roosevelt President of the United States of America

 
Location. 41° 54.836′ N, 69° 58.296′ W. Marker is in South Wellfleet, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 6 1.2 miles from Marconi Beach Road, on the right when traveling north. Enter the Marconi Site. Turn left onto Marconi Station Road to the parking lot for the White Cedar Swamp Trail. The marker is 150 feet down the paved path towards the beach. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Wellfleet MA 02663, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Transatlantic Triumph (was here, next to this marker but has been reported missing. ); Marconi Wireless Station (was here, next to this marker but has been reported missing. ); Guglielmo Marconi
The Transatlantic view from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, September 10, 2019
2. The Transatlantic view from the Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Outer Cape: (within shouting distance of this marker); Cape Cod National Sea Shore Marconi Beach (approx. 1.6 miles away); Keeping the Light for 114 Years (approx. 3.8 miles away); Nauset Beach Light Station (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Nauset Lights (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Wellfleet.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marconi wireless on Cape Cod. (Submitted on October 15, 2019, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Wireless telegraphy (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 15, 2019, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
3. Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 15, 2019, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
4. Morse code (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 15, 2019, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
5. Guglielmo Marconi (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 15, 2019, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Communications
 
Remains of the tower rigging near the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, September 10, 2019
3. Remains of the tower rigging near the marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2019, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2019, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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