SITE OF WORLDS FIRST BROADCASTING STATION


On this corner stood the Garden City Bank Building, where Charles D. Herrold established Station FN, the first radio broadcasting station in the world. As a pioneer in wireless telephony (radio), Herrold established the first station in 1909 to transmit radio programs of music and news to a listening audience on a regular basis.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (952)
Visited: 9/02/2017
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