This monument is located inside Acadia National Park, on Mount Desert Island, Maine. The memorial can be found off Park Loop Road at Otter Point, part of the Fabbri Picnic Area.
Robert W. Patterson, Landscape Architect
IN MEMORY OF
1877 ALESSANDRO FABBRI 1922
A RESIDENT AND LOVER OF MOUNT DESERT ISLAND
WHO COMMANDED THE
UNITED STATES NAVAL RADIO STATION
UPON THIS SITE FROM ITS ESTABLISHMENT
ON AUGUST 28, 1917 UNTIL DECEMBER 12, 1919.
AT THE END OF THE WORLD WAR HE WAS AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS.
HIS CITATION STATED THAT UNDER HIS DIRECTION THE STATION BECAME
“THE MOST IMPORTANT AND THE MOST EFFICIENT STATION IN THE WORLD.”
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS FRIENDS AND
FELLOW TOWNSMEN IN TESTAMENT TO HIS PATRIOTIC SERVICE, HIGH CHARACTER AND ENDEARING QUALITIES
Granite Boulder and bronze plaque.
Friends and Fellow Townsmen of Alessandro Fabbri
This monument is dedicated to Alessandro Fabbri, a Mount Desert Island resident and Navy Lieutenant who commanded the former U.S. Naval Radio Station located at the site (now in Acadia National Park) for 27 months during World War I.
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"Mount Desert Island, Maine (Alessandro Fabbri Memorial, Acadia National Park)" (2016). Hancock. 1.