The First Two-Way Long Distance Telephone Conversation
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 21.784 W 071° 05.717
19T E 327459 N 4692214
Quick Description: This marks the location of the northern terminus of a two-way long distance telephone conversation by Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas G. Watson.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 4/9/2006 1:03:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMA50
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander
Views: 28

Long Description:
The sign says:

"From this site on October 9, 1876 the first two-way long distance telephone conversation was carried on for three hours. From here in Cambridgeport Thomas G. Watson spoke over a telegraph wire to Alexander Graham Bell at the office of the Walworth Mfg. Co. 69 Kirby Street, Boston, Mass.

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"This plaque presented to the City of Cambridge by the North Council Thomas Sherwin Chapter Telephone Pioneers of America November 1, 1961"
Agency Responsible for Placement: Other (Place below)

Agency Responsible for Placement (if not in list above): Telephone Pioneers of America

Year Placed: 1961

County: Middlesex

City/Town Name: Cambridge

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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