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WCC Chatham's Ship to Shore Station Documentary  |  Chatham  |  2004 

A documentary was create to preserve the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, a wireless communication station which was in operation from 1914-1993 and chronicle the people and work of the center. The documentary marked the 100th anniversary of the first transatlantic wireless message transmitted by Guglielmo Marconi from this shore station. The documentary featured an oral history that focused on humanities in order to bring together the variety of groups needed to preserve the story of Marconi Station. The project exemplifies a committed collaboration of retired Marconi employees, Navy veterans stationed during WWII, and the CMMC Historic Preservation Committee, a volunteer group that began in 2001 to promote and preserve the Marconi Maritime Center.

Remains of the Marconi Station in Wellfeet, on the Cape Cod National Seashore. April 26 2009.

Funded by the Chatham Cultural Council in 2004
Grant Recipient: Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, $600
http://www.chathammarconi.org/

 
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