First Telephone Exchange
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ggmorton
N 30° 24.561 W 087° 12.852
16R E 479426 N 3364165
A historical marker in the down town area of Pensacola.
Waymark Code: WM2314
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 08/26/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 37

Marker text (same on both sides):
First Telephone Exchange

On September 1, 1880, Southern Bell Telephone Company established a telephone exchange on this site serving 31 telephones. This was the first exchange in Florida to have exclusive operating rights within a Florida municipality.

Erected by Pensacola Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America
January 17, 1964
Marker Number: ?

Date: Jan 17, 1964

County: Escambia

Marker Type: City

Sponsored or placed by: Pensacola Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America

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