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

Operations Building

Chatham Marconi Maritime Center

 
 
Operations Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 6, 2020
1. Operations Building Marker
Inscription.  
Operations Building
of the Marconi-RCA Wireless Station

Built in 1914 for the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America

Operated with distinction as Coastal Marine Station WCC, Chatham Radio from 1921 - 1997

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 Chatham Marconi Maritime Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
 
Location. 41° 42.236′ N, 69° 58.86′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker can be reached from Orleans Road (Massachusetts Route 28) 0.1 miles west of Old Comers Road. The marker is attached to the Marconi-RCA Wireless Operations Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 847 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. Chatham Radio/WCC (a few steps from this marker); The 1914 Marconi Radio Station Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); Antenna Trail Exhibits
Operations Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 6, 2020
2. Operations Building Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); “Marconi T” Antenna (within shouting distance of this marker); Employee Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Receiving Antennas (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aerial View of the Marconi-RCA Complex, circa 1930 (about 500 feet away); The Nickerson Family (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
Operations Building image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 6, 2020
3. Operations Building
Preservation Award 2010 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 6, 2020
4. Preservation Award 2010
100 years Anniversary May 17, 1920 – May 17, 2020 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 6, 2020
5. 100 years Anniversary May 17, 1920 – May 17, 2020
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 7, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 8, 2021