Babylon in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Birth of the American Wireless
the birth of the
American wireless. A
pioneer station here
in 1901 first talked
with ships at sea.
Location. 40° 41.552′ N, 73° 19.286′ W. Marker is in Babylon, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Fire Island Avenue and Virginia Road, on the left when traveling south on Fire Island Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Babylon NY 11702, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Porters Landing (approx. ¼ mile away); Babylon Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Babylon Village Fountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Suffrage Study Club (approx. 0.4 miles away); Captain Joel Cook Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Babylon World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Babylon's Heros World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Conklin House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Babylon.
Also see . . . Marconi Building (Rocky Point Historical Society). "During the first week of August in 1902 a notice was printed announcing the Jacobs cottage on Fire Island Avenue in Babylon was leased for five years from (Submitted on September 2, 2018.)
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