Signal Hill is significant for its historic role in strategic military operations and as the location of the final battle of the Seven Years’ War in North America. It is also the place where the first ever transoceanic wireless signal was received by Guglielmo Marconi in 1901. On top of the hill, you will find Cabot Tower and enjoy panoramic views of the city! Signal Hill, a National Historic Site in St. John’s, Newfoundland, and Labrador, Canada, offers panoramic views of the city and harbor. The hill is home to the Johnson Geo Centre museum and park, as well as the community of The Battery. The highest point on the hill, Ladies’ Lookout, is 167 meters (548 feet) high and features a lookout tower. On December 12, 1901, the very first transatlantic wireless signal was received by Guglielmo Marconi at a deserted hospital on the hill.