SITE OF WORLD'S FIRST BROADCASTING STATION

Historical Landmark

Description:
On this corner stood the Garden City Bank Building, where Charles D. Herrold established Station FN, the first radio broadcasting station in the world. As a pioneer in wireless telephony (radio), Herrold established the first station in 1909 to transmit radio programs of music and news to a listening audience on a regular basis.


Registration Date: 1/14/1983

Location:
City: San Jose
County: Santa Clara

Directions:
SW corner of First and San Fernando Sts, San Jose


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