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Home of Philo T. Farnsworth

Location: St. Joseph & E. State Boulevards, Fort Wayne. (Allen County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 Indiana Historical Bureau.

ID# : 02.1992.1

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Home 1948-1967 of Farnsworth, inventor of television. Farnsworth (1906-1971) was instrumental in perfecting the image formation mechanism which enabled the first effective image transmission in 1927. Farnsworth Radio and Television Corporation in Fort Wayne 1938-1949.

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Science, Medicine, and Inventions, Arts and Culture, Newspapers and Media