San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Herrold Radio Broadcasting Station
Erected by City of San Jose.
Location. 37° 20.046′ N, 121° 53.372′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on West San Fernando Street near South 1st Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted on a pole on the sidewalk in front of the Knight-Ridder Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Jose CA 95113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Worlds First Broadcasting Station / World’s First Broadcasting Station (a few steps from this marker); United States Post Office St. Joseph’s Cathedral (about 400 feet away); The Freedom Tree (about 500 feet away); Knox-Goodrich Building (about 500 feet away); First State Capitol Building (about 500 feet away); First State Capital (about 500 feet away); Plaza de Cesar E. Chavez (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
Also see . . . Charles Herrold - America's First Broadcaster. Charles Herrold of San Jose California was on the air everyday between 1909 and 1917 broadcasting music and information to an audience of experimenters who listened on home made crystal radios. Also additional informational links are offered. (Submitted on May 3, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,285 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on May 3, 2010. 4. submitted on May 2, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.