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Home of Philo T. Farnsworth

 
 
Home of Philo T. Farnsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 7, 2013
1. Home of Philo T. Farnsworth Marker
Inscription. Home 1948-1967 of Farnsworth, inventor of television. Farnsworth (1906-1971) was instrumental in perfecting the image formation mechanism which enabled the first effective image transmission in 1927. Farnsworth Radio and Television Corporation in Fort Wayne 1938-1949.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 02.1992.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 5.77′ N, 85° 7.8′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Joseph Blvd and E. State Blvd, on the right when traveling south on St. Joseph Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 734 E. State Blvd, Fort Wayne IN 46805, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Last French Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meshekinnoquah (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chief Little Turtle (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Wells (approx. half a mile away); Duck Creek: Early Industry and Business Development (approx. 0.8 miles
Home of Philo T. Farnsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 7, 2013
2. Home of Philo T. Farnsworth Marker
Looking north on St. Joseph Blvd
away); Jail Flats (approx. 0.8 miles away); Emerine Jane Holman Hamilton (approx. 0.8 miles away); These are the Hamilton Women of Fort Wayne (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The list includes other historical markers about Philo T. Farnsworth in California and Utah.
 
Also see . . .
1. Philo T. Farnsworth - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 15, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Philo T. Farnsworth: The Father of Television - Part I. Part I: "The Damned Thing Works". An article from Marking Hoosier History with the Indiana Historical Bureau. (Submitted on March 1, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 

3. Philo T. Farnsworth: The Father of Television - Part II. Part II: A "David and Goliath Confrontation". An article from Marking Hoosier History with the Indiana Historical Bureau. (Submitted on March 1, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 

4. Philo T. Farnsworth: The Father of Television - Part III. Part III: "Genius Always Finds Itself a Century Too Early". An article from Marking Hoosier History with the Indiana Historical Bureau.
Home of Philo T. Farnsworth image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 7, 2013
3. Home of Philo T. Farnsworth
(Submitted on March 1, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Philo T. Farnsworth image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2016
4. Philo T. Farnsworth
Detail of the Statue of Philo Farnsworth by James R. Avati in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC given by the State of Utah in 1990.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. submitted on July 17, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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