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
This marks the location of the northern terminus of a two-way long distance telephone conversation by Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas G. Watson.
Waymark Code: WMA50
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 04/09/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander
Views: 36

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.


"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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