Chatham in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
of the Marconi-RCA Wireless Station
Built in 1914 for the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America
Known as the “Hotel Nautilus”
In 1994 this building and the entire site
were placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior
Erected by U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
Location. 41° 42.227′ N, 69° 58.803′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Orleans Road (Massachusetts Route 28) 0.1 miles west of Old Comers Road, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located within the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 831 Orleans Road, Chatham MA 02633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Marconi T” Antenna (within shouting distance of this marker); Chatham Radio/WCC (within shouting distance of this marker); Operations BuildingThe 1914 Marconi Radio Station Complex (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Antenna Trail Exhibits (about 300 feet away); Historic Receiving Antennas (about 500 feet away); Aerial View of the Marconi-RCA Complex, circa 1930 (about 700 feet away); The Nickerson Family (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
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