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The First Telephone Central Office in Columbus Ohio

 
 
The First Telephone Central Office in Columbus Ohio Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2009
1. The First Telephone Central Office in Columbus Ohio Marker
Inscription. Began service here January 1, 1879. It was located on the second floor of the Sessions Building which then stood on this site.
N. C. Kingsbury Chapter No. 2, Telephone Pioneers of America placed this tablet on the 70th anniversary of the first transmission of speech by telephone on March 10, 1876
 
Erected 1946 by N. C. Kingsbury Chapter No. 2, Telephone Pioneers of America.
 
Location. 39° 57.895′ N, 83° 0.035′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Long Street (U.S. 33), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is just east of High Street intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 E. Long Street, Columbus OH 43215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Federation of Labor / United Mine Workers of America (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Green, Labor Leader / The Columbus Streetcar Strike, 1910 (about 800 feet away); Charity Newsies (approx. 0.2 miles away); James A. Rhodes (approx. 0.2 miles away); The State House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Intersect
The First Telephone Central Office in Columbus Ohio Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2009
2. The First Telephone Central Office in Columbus Ohio Marker
Marker is on building wall above nearest car.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ohio Statehouse / Lincoln at the Statehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peace (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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