Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Park

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Park (HM1IMD)

Location: Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Victoria County
Country: Canada

N 46° 6.19', W 60° 44.748'

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Parc historique national Alexander Graham Bell

English:
The Park commemorates the humanitarian and scientific achievements of Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) and his associates
Frederick W. Baldwin · John A.D. McCurdy · Glenn H. Curtiss · Thomas E. Selfridge

Most of the artifacts are from the original Alexander Graham Bell collection preserved in the Kite House at Beinn Bhreagh. They were donated by the daughters of Dr. Bell: Mrs David Fairchild and Mrs. Gilbert Grosvenor in 1955. The Bell descendants have provided further invaluable contributions, notably in 1958 and 1976.
In honour of Dr. Bell, its second President, the National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., presented enlargements of his life and work at Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
The original building which opened in 1956 was erected on land donated by the Province of Nova Scotia and on 19 August 1978 this expanded Complex was officially opened to the public.
The people of Canada gratefully acknowledge these gifts.
French:
Le parc commémore les oeuvres humanitaires et scientifiques d'Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) et de ses collaborateurs
Frederick W. Baldwin · John A.D. McCurdy · Glenn H. Curtiss · Thomas E. Selfridge

La plupart des artefacts proviennent de la collection originale d'Alexander Graham Bell, conservée à la maison Kite, à Beinn Bhreagh. Ils ont été donnés en 1955 par les filles du Dr. Bell, Mmes David Fairchild et Gilbert Grosvenor. Les descendants du Dr. Bell ont fourni d'autres contributions d'une valeur incalculable en particulier en 1958 et en 1976.
En l'honneur du Dr. Bell, son second président, La National Geographic Society, Washington, (D.C.), É.-U., a offert en 1956 et en 1978 les agrandissements photographiques représentant sa vie et son oeuvre à Baddeck (Nouvelle-Écosse).
Le bâtiment original, ouvert en 1956, fut érigé sur un terrain donné par la province de Nouvelle-Écosse et, le 19 août 1978, ce complexe agrandi fut officiellement ouvert au public.
Le peuple canadien et reconnaissant de ces dons.
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Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
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Date Added Thursday, January 1st, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 674221 N 5107980
Decimal Degrees46.10316667, -60.74580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 6.19', W 60° 44.748'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 6' 11.4" N, 60° 44' 44.88" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 559 Chebucto St, Baddeck Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, CA
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