Meucci Triangle

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Antonio Meucci Memorial

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  • Location: 86th Street, Avenue U, West 12th Street
  • Description: Stele on base
  • Materials: Granite
  • Dimensions: H: 62" W: 52" D:40" Diameter: 52"
  • Dedicated: April 24, 1989
  • Fabricator: Ottavino
  • Donor: Italian Historical Society
  • Inscription: ANTONIO MEUCCI / 1808-1889 / FATHER OF THE TELEPHONE / FIRST U.S. PATENT CAVEAT 3335 / DEC. 28, 1871 / ERECTED AD MCMLXXXIX / ITALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY / JOHN LA CORTE - FOUNDER / A. OTTAVINO - DONOR/

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