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Babylon in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Babylon Station

 
 
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By Jordan Romano
1. Babylon Station Marker
Inscription.  Site of Marconi Wireless Telegraph Station & School. Trained Operators 1902-1907 Original Radio Shack Moved To RCA Rocky Point in 1930.
 
Erected 2019. (Marker Number 643.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 40° 41.545′ N, 73° 19.279′ W. Marker is in Babylon, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Virginia Road and Fire Island Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Virginia Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Virginia Road, Babylon NY 11702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birth of the American Wireless (a few steps from this marker); Porters Landing (approx. ¼ mile away); Auto Races (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Babylon Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Babylon Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Babylon Village Fountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Moses (approx. 0.3 miles away); Suffrage Study Club (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Babylon.
 
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 BABYLON STATION | William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on May 13, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 13, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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