Aberdeen in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2008 by Maryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration.
Location. 39° 30.385′ N, 76° 9.194′ W. Marker is in Aberdeen, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Aberdeen Thruway (State Highway 22) 0.3 miles east of Old Post Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aberdeen MD 21001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hallís Cross Roads (approx. 0.4 miles away); This is a Section of “The Generalís Highway” (approx. 0.6 miles away); Aberdeen Proving Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); 2008 Restoration of P.B. & W. Railroad Crossing and Later Pennsylvania Railroad Watchman's Shed Aberdeen Veterans Memorial (approx. ĺ mile away); Old Post Road (approx. 2.4 miles away); Havre de Grace Racetrack (approx. 3 miles away); Spesutia Church (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdeen.
Regarding ENIAC. ENIAC was formally dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania on February 15, 1946 and was heralded as a “Giant Brain” by the press. It had a speed on the order of one thousand times faster than that of electro-mechanical machines; this computational power, coupled with general-purpose programmability, excited scientists and industrialists alike
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Another ENIAC marker
Also see . . .
1. The ENIAC Story. (Submitted on February 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. The History of the ENIAC Computer. (Submitted on February 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. Wikipedia entry for ENIAC. (Submitted on February 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Education • Military • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,916 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.