Gardnerville in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Farmer’s Telephone Company
1225 Eddy Street
During World War I, the federal government took over and began regulating telephone service with a rate increase.
After World War I the United Farmers Group successfully petitioned Washington, D.C. to re-establish pre-war rates, becoming the first Independent Telephone Company in the United States to return to the earlier rate structure.
Erected by U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
Location. 38° 56.4′ N, 119° 44.952′ W. Marker is in Gardnerville, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is on Eddy Street, 0.1 miles U.S. 395, on the left when traveling west Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1225 Eddy Street, Gardnerville NV 89410, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Record Courier Building (a few steps from this marker); J & T Basque Restaurant Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arendt Jensen Merchandise (about 300 feet away); Adaven Building (about 400 feet away); Ritchford Hotel (about 400 feet away); The French Hotel and Bar (about 400 feet away); Sharkey's Nugget (about 500 feet away); Jensen/Schacht House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gardnerville.
More about this marker. Marker is to the left of the front door. The building currently houses a bookstore, The Eddy Street Book Exchange.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 1,250 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.