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Osceola in Mississippi County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Bell Telephone Building

 
 
Old Bell Telephone Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
1. Old Bell Telephone Building Marker
Inscription. Built in 1911 by a local attorney, R.C. Rose, as Osceola's first telephone office, the building features two louver-covered windows, a cornice dividing the two floors and two square pilasters with corbelled brick separating the upper 8-over-8 windows. The Episcopal Church converted the building to a parish hall in the 1950s.
 
Location. 35° 42.206′ N, 89° 57.972′ W. Marker is in Osceola, Arkansas, in Mississippi County. Marker is at the intersection of North Ash Street and East Johnson Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Ash Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osceola AR 72370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Violet Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvary Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Osceola (within shouting distance of this marker); Planters Bank Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Drug Store (about 600 feet away); East Hale Storefronts (about 700 feet away); The Osceola Times Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reggie Young (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Osceola.
 
Categories. Communications
 
Old Bell Telephone Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
2. Old Bell Telephone Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 818 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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