Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla (HM267F)

Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 43° 4.9', W 79° 4.683'

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About This Monument

Speaking about this monument, Canadian sculptor Les Drysdale says:

"Tesla is as he would have appeared in 1896, age 39, about the time his inventions were being used to create hydroelectric power at Niagara Falls.
As the story goes, the idea for the AC motor was drawn on the ground during a walk with a friend.
Tesla is drawing three sine waves that are out of sync by 120 degrees (his revolutionary idea that created AC electricity).
The waves he is drawing flow out and into the real foundation beneath him, the AC motor. The idea became the foundation of every motor and gererator to this day."

Leslie Drysdale - Artist
HM NumberHM267F
Year Placed2006
Placed BySt. George Serbian Orthodox Church - Niagara, Serbian National Shield Society of Canada, and the Government of the Republic of Serbia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 656449 N 4771676
Decimal Degrees43.08166667, -79.07805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.9', W 79° 4.683'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 54" N, 79° 4' 40.98" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6345 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls Ontario L2G, CA
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