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Williams in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Telegraph Office

 
 
Telegraph Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
1. Telegraph Office Marker
Inscription. Telegraph service came to Williams in 1894. The Postal Telegraph Co. was located here in 1910, when this office was built, until the 1940's. At some time the building was divided to share space with Ziriax Photo Shop. The town bandstand was located in the lot to the west for many years.
 
Location. 35° 15.012′ N, 112° 11.348′ W. Marker is in Williams, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is on west Bill Williams Boulevard/West Route 66 east of South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 229 West Route 66, Williams AZ 86046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pollock Building (a few steps from this marker); Rittenhouse Haberdashery (a few steps from this marker); Grand Canyon Drug Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Parlor Pool Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The "World Famous" Sultana (within shouting distance of this marker); Babbitt-Polson Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebsch Confectionery (within shouting distance of this marker); Dime Store (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Williams.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Telegraph Office image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
2. Telegraph Office
Telegraph Office Marker is on right being viewed by couple with dog.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 774 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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