Dayton in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
United States Naval Computing Machine Laboratory
— IEEE Milestone In Electrical Engineering And Computing —
In 1942, the United States Navy joined with the National Cash Register Company to design and manufacture a series of code-breaking, machines. This project was located at the U.S. Naval Computing Machine Laboratory in Building 26, near this site. The machines built here, including the American "Bombes", incorporated advanced electronics and significantly influenced the course of World War II
Erected 2001 by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Industry & Commerce • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the IEEE Milestones in Electrical Engineering and Computing series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 2001.
Location. 39° 43.693′ N, 84° 12.058′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Carillon Boulevard 0.2 miles west of South Patterson Boulevard, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton OH 45439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sugar Camp / WAVES Cabin 22 (here, next to this marker); Corliss Engine BuildingSugar Camp WAVES Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Deeds Barn (a few steps from this marker); The Old River Park Swimming Pool Light Tower (a few steps from this marker); Wright Cycle Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Newcom House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Old River Park Swimming Pool Light Tower (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.