Rev. Joseph Murgas
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N 41° 15.426 W 075° 51.868
18T E 427579 N 4567658
Quick Description: What a beautiful church!
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2006 5:52:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMX5H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo
Views: 45

Long Description:
Marker Text:
Pioneer in development of overland wireless telegraphy. In 1898 he began his experiments on these grounds. His first public transmission of sound was made here on Nov. 23, 1905. Pastor, artist, biologist, and a supporter of Slovak aspirations, he died 1929.
Marker Name: Rev. Joseph Murgas

County: Luzerne

Date Dedicated: 11/25/1990

Marker Type: City

Location: At Sacred Heart Church, 601 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre

Category: Religion, Professions & Vocations, Business & Industry, Ethnic & Immigration, Medicine & Science

Website: Not listed

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