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L-3 Communications

 
 
L-3 Communications Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 14, 2020
1. L-3 Communications Marker
Inscription.  
For more than 100 years, we at L-3 Communications and our heritage companies have touched the lives of millions of people. We have embodied the creative spirit of America and its technological greatness by being a leader in the design, development and production of sophisticated sea, air, land and space communication systems
• The Victor Talking Machine Company, 1901-1930
• Radio Corporation of America (RCA), 1930-1986
• General Electric (GE), 1986-1993
• Martin Marietta, 1993-1995
• Lockheed Martin, 1995-1997
• L-3 Communications, 1997 to present

We are proud of employees past and present — true pioneers of communications in a changing world. Today, the employees of L-3 Communications dedicate themselves to carry forward this legacy of our customers and our country.

"The Victor Company is now in possession of many patents and secret processes, but our greatest secret process is this — we seek to improve everything we do every day."
Eldridge Reeves Johnson, 1919

"We
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have found that by reaching for what appears to be the impossible, we often actually do the impossible."
Jack Welch, 1996


"I have in mind a plan of development which would make radio a 'household utility' in the same sense as the piano or phonograph. The idea is to bring music into the house by wireless."
David Sarnoff, 1915

"L-3 Communications will continue the great legacy of technology and innovation resident in our Camden people."
Frank C. Lanza, 2001

Dedicated to all of our employees
October, 2001

 
Erected 2001 by L-3 Communications.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
 
Location. 39° 56.685′ N, 75° 7.728′ W. Marker is in Camden, New Jersey, in Camden County. Marker is at the intersection of Federal Street (County Road 537) and South Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Federal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden NJ 08103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ulysses S. Wiggins Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS New Jersey Propeller (about 700 feet away); Walt Whitman (about 800 feet
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away); The Victor (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Merchant Marine Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Cooper's Ferry (approx. ¼ mile away); Daniel Cooper Ferry Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward Sharpe House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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