Rocky Point, New York: Marconi Radio Shack

Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi's original radio shack from 1902 was used for ship-to-shore transmission/receiving and training. It has been owned by the local school system since 1969, and sits on the entrance lawn of an elementary school.
Address:
90 Rocky Point-Yaphank Rd, Rocky Point, NY
Directions:
On the grounds of the Frank Carasiti Elementary School.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Marconi Radio Shack

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Marconi radio shack. Marconi Radio Shack

Built in 1902, the Marconi Radio Shack was one of the first transmitting stations used by Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi. The small shack was moved from Babylon NY to Rocky Point, NY.

[Glenn H, 03/18/2012]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the US and Canada are our special obsession. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

September 30, 2014

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

New York Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum, Angola, Louisiana (Sep 29-Oct 5, 2014)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Rocky Point, New York

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now