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Samuel F. B. Morse

 
 
Samuel F. B. Morse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
1. Samuel F. B. Morse Marker




Inscription.
Samuel F. B. Morse
Inventor of the telegraph
To honor and perpetuate
his memory this plaque
is presented by the
members of the
Morse Telegraph Club
1968

Upper Monument:
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Born
Charlestown Mass:
April XXVII
1791
Died
April 11
1872

 
Erected 1968 by Morse Telegraph Club.
 
Location. 40° 39.022′ N, 73° 59.645′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Orchard Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Green-Wood Cemetery on High Wood Path off Orchard Avenue (Section 25, Lot 5761). Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11232, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Drummer Boy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor DeWitt Clinton (approx. 0.4 miles away); McDonald (approx. half a mile away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Soldiers’ Monument
Samuel F. B. Morse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
2. Samuel F. B. Morse Marker
(approx. half a mile away); The Green-Wood Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Battle Hill (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .
1. Samuel F. B. Morse. American Memory, Library of Congress. (Submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Green-Wood Cemetery. (Submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Marker in Green-Wood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
3. Marker in Green-Wood Cemetery
Grave of Samuel F. B. Morse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
4. Grave of Samuel F. B. Morse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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