Swampscott in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Elihu Thomson House
Has Been Designated A
This Site Posesses National Significance
In Commemorating the History of The
United States Of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
Location. 42° 28.172′ N, 70° 55.087′ W. Marker is in Swampscott, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Monument Avenue and Elmwood Road, on the left when traveling north on Monument Avenue. Located on the Elihu Thomson House, Swampscott Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swampscott MA 01907, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Swampscott Desert Shield - Desert Storm Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Swampscott World War Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Swampscott Revolutionary War Honor Roll Capt. Jennifer J. Harris U.S.M.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Swampscott Vietnam Veterans Honor Roll (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swampscott World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Swampscott Civil War Monument (about 400 feet away); Judge Andrew R. Linscott (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Swampscott.
Regarding Elihu Thomson House. The Elihu Thomson House, built in 1889, is the Swampscott Town Hall. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Elihu Thomson was co-founder of General Electric Company with Thomas Edison
Also see . . . Elihu Thomson on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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