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Buxton in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Radio Milestone

 

 
Radio Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 23, 2009
1. Radio Milestone Marker
Inscription. From near here in 1902 R. A. Fessenden sent the first musical notes ever relayed by radio waves. Received 48 miles north.
 
Erected 1988 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-53.)
 
Location. 35° 16.143′ N, 75° 31.146′ W. Marker is in Buxton, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is on State Highway 12, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buxton NC 27920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Billy Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Monitor (approx. mile away); Diamond Shoals (approx. mile away); Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Life at the Light (approx. 1.4 miles away); Paukenschlag (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mitchell Demonstrates Air Power (approx. 6.4 miles away); America's 1st Attempt at Civil War Reunification (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buxton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The R. A. Fessenden Marker in nearby Manteo.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCommunicationsNotable EventsNotable Persons
 
Radio Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 23, 2009
2. Radio Milestone Marker
Radio Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By R.D. Stroud, May 31, 2010
3. Radio Milestone Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,416 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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