Thursday, February 3, 2011

Canada - St.John's / The Cabot Tower.

Many thank's to Glenn (http://gemsworldpostcards.blogspot.com) and the contest he organised.

The Cabot Tower (1897).
St.John's,Newfoundland and Labrador.Signal Hill National Historic Site.
Built to commemorate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee and the 400th anniversary of John Cabot's explorations of North America.
1901 : Reception point of the first transatlantic wireless signal by Guglielmo Marconi.

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