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First Telephone in Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 36° 10.269 W 115° 08.725
11S E 666796 N 4004525
Quick Description: This marker is located in the pavement by the Golden Gate Casino.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2012 8:52:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMFFDT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
Views: 12

Long Description:
Located at 1 Fremont St on Las Vegas's famous Fremont Experience Mall, this marker i set in the pavement near the Golden Gate Casino.
The marker reads:

"At this site the first
TELEPHONE
was installed in Las Vegas

dedicated during Las Vegas'
Diamond Jubilee
October 1980
Central Telephone - Nevada"

This website (visit link) adds:

"1907 - The first telephone in Las Vegas is installed at the office of Charles "Pop" Squires at the Hotel Nevada, now the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino. The second telephone is installed at his home four blocks east on Fremont."
Marker Title (required): First Telephone

Marker Text (required):
"At this site the first TELEPHONE was installed in Las Vegas dedicated during Las Vegas' Diamond Jubilee October 1980 Central Telephone - Nevada"


County (required): Clark (Las Vegas)

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

Other Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Other Damage Type (optional): Not listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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