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1st Telephone Central Office in New York State

 
 
1st Telephone Central Office in New York State Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2017
1. 1st Telephone Central Office in New York State Marker
Inscription.
1st Telephone
Central Office


in New York State
opened near this site
March 18, 1878

 
Erected 1979 by Telephone Pioneers of America.
 
Location. 42° 38.981′ N, 73° 45.047′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Broadway south of Maiden Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, in a small parking lot in the middle of the block, directly across Broadway from the US Federal Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 446 Broadway, Albany NY 12207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Fur Trade (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Hudson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lydius Corner (about 500 feet away); Site of First Poor House in the United States (about 500 feet away); Second Albany City Hall (about 500 feet away); A City of Outstanding Historical Significance (about 600 feet away); SUNY Plaza (about 600 feet away); Declaration of Independence Centennial Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Categories. Communications
 
1st Telephone Central Office in New York State Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2017
2. 1st Telephone Central Office in New York State Marker (wide view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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