Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1808 - 1889
Father of the telephone
First US Patent Caveat 3335
Dec 28 1871
Erected AD MCMLXXXIX
Italian Historical Society of America
John Lacorte - Founder
A. Ottavino - Donor
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is December 28, 1871.
Location. 40° 35.743′ N, 73° 58.989′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on 86th Street near Avenue U and West 12th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gravesend (approx. half a mile away); Gravesend Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Lady Moody Square (approx. half a mile away); Gravesend Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Gravesend (approx. half a mile away); PO Jeff Herman BallfieldMcDonald Playground (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . . Meucci Triangle. Official NYCP&R entry. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 29, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. 2. submitted on September 27, 2021. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.