(“Tesla Marker” by Stewarts Commercial Photographers, June 1970. Copyright Pikes Peak Library District, courtesy of Special Collections. Image Number: 013-1008.)

Historic marker to Nikola Tesla in Memorial Park, marking the approximate site of his laboratory on North Foote Avenue and Pikes Peak Avenue.

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One Response to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 9/16/10: Tesla Marker

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