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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Industry & 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 SchoolhouseLyndon 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.
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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
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