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Near Bar Harbor in Hancock County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Alessandro Fabbri, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.F.

1877 - 1922

 

— In Memory Of —

 
Alessandro Fabbri, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.F. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 21, 2011
1. Alessandro Fabbri, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.F. Marker
Inscription.  
A resident and lover of Mount Desert Island who commanded the United States Naval Radio Station upon this site from its establishment on August 28, 1917 until December 12, 1919.

At the end of the World War he was awarded the Navy Cross. His citation stated that under his direction the station became the most important and the most efficient station in the world.

This tablet is erected by his friends and fellow townsmen in testimony to his patriotic service, high character and endearing qualities.
 
Erected 1939 by His Friends and Fellow Townsmen.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients series list.
 
Location. 44° 18.853′ N, 68° 11.76′ W. Marker is near Bar Harbor, Maine, in Hancock County. Marker is at a roadside pullout on the east side of Otter Cove, along Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bar Harbor ME 04609, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Once a Busy Waterfront (within shouting distance of this marker); “Hot Line” to Europe (within shouting distance of this marker); Thunder Hole (approx. half a mile away); Thunder Hole Ranger Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sounds of the Sea (approx. 0.6 miles away); Icy Depths (approx. 0.6 miles away); What Do Park Rangers Do? (approx. 0.6 miles away); Satterlee Field (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bar Harbor.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alessandro Fabbri. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 15, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Commissioning the Otter Cliffs Radio Station. U.S. Naval Institute website entry (Submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. NBD Otter Cliffs Maine. US Navy Radio Communications - 1950s & 1960s website entry (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Frank Donovan of Glenwood, Maryland.) 
 
Alessandro Fabbri, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.F. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2017
3. Alessandro Fabbri, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.F. Marker
Alessandro Fabbri, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.F. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 21, 2011
4. Alessandro Fabbri, Lieutenant, U.S.N.R.F. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on February 15, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on July 11, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Dec. 8, 2022