Telegraph Centennial Plaque
Bronze, 34-3/4" x 48-3/4"
Unveiled May 24, 1944
Center Section, First Floor
Text of the Plaque
WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT!
SAMUEL F.B. MORSE
ON MAY 24 1844 IN THE OLD SUPREME
COURT ROOM - NOW THE LAW LIBRARY
IN THE CAPITOL - SENT THE ABOVE
MESSAGE TO BALTIMORE MARYLAND
BY THE FIRST ELECTRO-MAGNETIC
ON MAY 24 1944 THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH
CONGRESS OF THE UNITED-STATES
-SECOND SESSION - DEDICATED THIS
MEMORIAL TO THE HUMILITY AND VISION
WHICH ENABLED THIS INVENTOR TO
BE THE CONVEYOR OF THIS UNIVERSAL
BLESSING TO MANKIND
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