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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Enrico Fermi Significant name
Moore,Henry Architect
1942/12/02 Enrico Fermi and George Weil demonstrate the World's first nuclear reactor

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Particulars for Site of the First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction:
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Research facility
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: 66000314
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Moore,Henry
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Science
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Criteria Consideration: Commemorative property, Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1942
Associated People: Fermi,Enrico
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: Research facility
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art)

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