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Lyndonville in Caledonia County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Theodore N. Vail

Pioneer in Creating the Telephone Industry

 
 
Theodore N. Vail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Craft, July 4, 2014
1. Theodore N. Vail Marker
Inscription.  
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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 44° 32.124′ N, 72° 1.57′ W. Marker is in Lyndonville, Vermont, in Caledonia County. Marker is on College Road, one mile Center Street (Vermont Route 122), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 College Road, Lyndonville VT 05851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elizabeth Rowell Thompson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vail Campus (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lyndon Town House (approx. 0.7 miles away); District 6 Schoolhouse
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Lyndon Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Lyndon's First Town Meeting (approx. 1.2 miles away); Wheelock (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mountain View Farm (approx. 5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is located on the grounds of Lyndon State College at the entrance to the Theodore N. Vail Center.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia - Theodore N. Vail. (Submitted on July 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
 
Additional keywords. AT&T; Theodore Newton Vail
 
Wideview of Theodore N. Vail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Craft, July 4, 2014
2. Wideview of Theodore N. Vail Marker
Wideview of Theodore N. Vail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Craft, July 4, 2014
3. Wideview of Theodore N. Vail Marker
Near entrance to Theodore N. Vail Center at Lyndon State College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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