Exhibition Opening: The Wireless - Lewes & the Dawn of the Electronic Age

Exhibition Opening: The Wireless - Lewes & the Dawn of the Electronic Age

From May 17, 2024 5:00 pm until May 17, 2024 8:00 pm

At Cannonball House Maritime Museum

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In 1906 the U.S Navy completed the installation of a Wireless Station on Cape Henlopen. Located near the Cape Henlopen Lighthouse, the station occupied an abandoned fog signal station. The wireless station was equipped with a wireless system from the Massie Wireless Telegraph Company. this exhibit looks back at Lewes in 1906 and showcases a replica of the Massie Wireless Telegraph system.