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Near Niagara Falls in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Nikola Tesla

 
 
Nikola Tesla Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, July 1, 2014
1. Nikola Tesla Memorial
Inscription.  
Nikola Tesla
Inventor
July 10, 1850 Smiljan Yugoslavia -
January 7, 1943 New York

 
Erected by State of New York Parks Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 43° 4.978′ N, 79° 4.261′ W. Marker was near Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Marker could be reached from Goat Island Road, on the right. Statue has been relocated to an overlook area near the Cave of the Winds and the stairs to Luna Island. The statue is now situated such that it overlooks the gorge. GPS updated. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Niagara Falls NY 14303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Nikola Tesla (a few steps from this marker); Cave of the Winds Elevator (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Power of Niagara (about 300 feet away); Niagara River Corridor Important Bird Area
Nikola Tesla image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, July 1, 2014
2. Nikola Tesla
(about 300 feet away); The Cave of the Winds (about 400 feet away); Cave of the Winds and Bridal Veil Falls (about 400 feet away); World's First Hydroelectric Power Plant (about 400 feet away); The Power Portal (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Nikola Tesla - Wikipedia. Nikola Tesla once worked for Thomas Edison - but they became arch enemies over a dispute involving money. - The Tesla electric car is named in his honor (Submitted on July 10, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Nikola Tesla Statue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 27, 2020
3. Nikola Tesla Statue
The statute, without the inscribed base, was relocated to the northwest corner of the island. (Goat Island, Niagara Falls State Park).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on March 27, 2020, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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