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Marconi Wireless Station Site


  • Vicinity: Town of Wellfleet
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1901/00/00 Guglielmo Marconi Inventor Marconi begins building a wireless station 165 feet (50 m) from the shore. Invention of Wireless Communications
1903/01/18 Edward VII King of England President Theodore Roosevelt sends a wireless massage to King Edward VII.
1903/01/18 Theodore Roosevelt President Theodore Roosevelt sends a wireless massage to King Edward VII.
1904/00/00 Carl Taylor Architect South Wellfleet station begins operating a commercial service communicating with ships at sea
1917/00/00 South Wellfleet station closes

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Particulars for Marconi Wireless Station Site:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Communications
Historic Use Communications facility
Area of Significance Engineering
Owner Federal
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Invention
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Science
Sight Category Site



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 75000158
Resource Type:
Owner: Federal
Architect: Taylor,Carl
Architectural Style: No style listed
Nominator Name: National Seashore
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Engineering, Science, Communications, Invention
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1901, 1903, 1922
Associated People: Marconi,Guglielmo
Historic Function: Industry, processing, extraction
Historic Sub-Function: Communications facility
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park

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