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Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Marconi

 
 
Marconi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. Marconi Marker
Inscription.
to
Gugliemo Marconi
Father of
Wireless Telegraphy
A grateful generation erects this monument in thanksgiving for the wondrous gift of aerial communication which has enriched commerce and industry. Fostered the arts and sciences. Bringing treasures of greater knowledge and happiness into the hearts and homes of mankind

 
Erected 1953.
 
Location. 41° 47.199′ N, 71° 24.551′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on F C Greene Memorial Blvd., on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Roger Williams Park. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bicentennial of Haitian Independence (approx. mile away); Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.3 miles away); Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Prince Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church (approx. 1 miles away); The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier/A Second Life for the Hurricane Barrier
Marconi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. Marconi Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Colonial Wharf at South Water Street: 1910-1942 /Fox Point and the Night Boat Era 1822-1932 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fox Point Cape Verdean Community (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Categories. CommunicationsScience & Medicine
 
Marconi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
3. Marconi Marker
top of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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