This stone marks the site of The Needles Wireless Telegraph Station where Guglielmo Marconi and his British collaborators carried out from 6th December 1897 to 26th May 1900 a series of experiments which constituted some of the more important phases of their earlier pioneer work in the development of wireless communication of all kinds.

Needles Pleasure Park, Alum Bay
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Colour: bronze

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