Lyndonville in Caledonia County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Theodore N. Vail
Pioneer in Creating the Telephone Industry
bought a farmhouse on this site in 1883. Continually enlarged by Vail, it became his permanent residence and office. Conferences held here culminated in the creation of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company with Vail its president, who proceeded to develop the world’s first mass communication system.
Erected 1976 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Location. 44° 32.124′ N, 72° 1.57′ W. Marker is in Lyndonville, Vermont, in Caledonia County. Marker is on College Road one mile from Center Street (Vermont Route 122), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 College Road, Lyndonville VT 05851, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vail Campus (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wheelock (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mountain View Farm (approx. 5 miles away); First American Platform Scale (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named First American Platform Scale (approx. 8.1 miles away); St. Johnsbury Trade School (approx. 8.2 miles away); 1st Normal School (approx. 10 miles away); Northeastern Speedway (approx. 10 miles away).
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Also see . . . Wikipedia - Theodore N. Vail. (Submitted on July 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Additional keywords. AT&T; Theodore Newton Vail
Categories. • Communications • Industry & Commerce •
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