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Marconi Tower

 
 
Marconi Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 14, 2022
1. Marconi Tower Marker
Inscription.  Erected November 1913 by Guglielmo Marconi to test the possibility of transmitting telegraphic signals to moving trains along the Lackawanna RR.
 
Erected by Scott's Radio & Television Co.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1913.
 
Location. 42° 6.205′ N, 75° 54.449′ W. Marker is in Binghamton, New York, in Broome County. Marker is on Lewis Street, 0.1 miles east of Chenango Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 69 Lewis Street, Binghamton NY 13901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William J. McGowan Award (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alfred Dunk House (approx. 0.2 miles away); William L. Moore (approx. ¼ mile away); Phelps Mansion Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Centenary Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stone Opera House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jesse Jackson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Viola Liuzzo (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Binghamton.
 
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Marconi Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 14, 2022
2. Marconi Tower Marker
Marker is centered on the tower footprint. View is westward.
Marconi Tower image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 14, 2022
3. Marconi Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2022, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2022, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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