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Marconi National Historic Site of Canada
Location Glace Bay, Nova Scotia Canada
Type National Historic Site of Canada
Website http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/ns/marconi/natcul/index_E.asp

The Marconi National Historic Site of Canada, in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, is the site of Guglielmo Marconi's first transatlantic wireless station and the first wireless message sent from North America to Europe. The site features the remnants of Marconi's transmission towers, plus a museum chronicling Marconi's achievements.

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Location

The site is located at Table Head, at the end of Timmerman Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. The Marconi Trail tourist route connects Louisbourg, Port Morien and Glace Bay, the three locations at which Marconi operated his wireless stations.

Features

The site features the following:

  • an interpretative trail along Table Head, leading to the remnants of the Marconi towers
  • a museum describing Marconi's life, featuring a scale model of the original towers

The site provides information in English, French and Italian.

Affiliations

The Museum is affiliated with: CMA, CHIN, and Virtual Museum of Canada.

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Coordinates: 46°12′41.26″N 59°57′9.19″W / 46.2114611°N 59.9525528°W / 46.2114611; -59.9525528


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