Murray, Kentucky: Radio Invented Here, Maybe

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Address:
302 N. 16th St., Murray, KY
Directions:
West side of downtown. From Hwy 94/Main St. turn north onto N. 16th St. Drive two blocks. The small monument will be on the right, just past the first brick pedestrian crosswalk.
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Radio Invented Here, Maybe

Bronze tablet atop a marble monument engraved with the wireless telephone of Nathan Stubblefield, who demonstrated his invention on this spot in 1902. Monument calls him, "Inventor of Radio."

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [01/13/2022]

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Nathan Stubblefield monument.

Radio Invented Here, Maybe

Radio inventor plaque is on the campus of Murray State University. The plaque states that his house was 100 yards west, but not sure what became of it.

[Steffanie Campbell, 01/13/2022]

The plaque marks the spot where Nathan Stubblefield demonstrated his remarkable invention. His home was later bulldozed to build a house for the University dean.


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