Newfoundland and Labrador

Postcard courtesy of Stephanie Wong

Cabot Tower on Signal Hill is known as the site which received the first trans-Atlantic wireless transmission, sent by Marconi in England.

Caption: St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Cabot Tower was erected in 1897 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of John Cabot's historic voyage and the 60th anniversary of the reign of Queen Victoria.
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