ENIAC
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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 30.388 W 076° 09.202
18S E 400842 N 4373617
Quick Description: The ENIAC Historical Marker is along MD 22 in Aberdeen, Harford County, Maryland.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2009 6:28:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM781C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug
Views: 206

Long Description:
ENIAC Historical Marker is located along MD 22 near the Aberdeen Proving Ground, in Aberdeen, Maryland.

ENIAC Historical Marker reads as follows:

ENIAC

The first large - scale, General - Purpose Electronic Digital Computer. ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was delivered to the US Army's Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL), Aberdeen Proving Ground, in 1947. Built by the University of Pennsylvania under an Army Ordiance corps contract with Technical Supervision by BRL. ENIAC calculated artillery firing tables and performed computations on scientific problems until decommissioned in 1955.
County (required): Harford County

Location (required): MD 22 near Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Maryland

More info about the site/marker (optional):
ENIAC Historical Marker was placed by the Maryland Historical Society and Maryland State Highway Administration.


Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Website for more info (optional): Not listed

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