French Corral in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The First Long Distance Telephone
First Long Distance Telephone
In the World
Erected 1940 by Columbia Parlor No.70, Native Daughters of the Golden West. (Marker Number 247.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 39° 18.399′ N, 121° 9.768′ W. Marker is in French Corral, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Pleasant Valley Road 4.2 miles west of Route 49, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20346 Pleasant Valley Road, North San Juan CA 95960, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bridgeport Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Bridgeport Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Bridgeport (Nyes Crossing) Covered Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Bridgeport Historic District Dobbins (approx. 5.1 miles away); Old North San Juan School (approx. 5.2 miles away); Wells Fargo & Company / North San Juan - 1853 (approx. 5.4 miles away); North San Juan Fire Department (approx. 5.4 miles away).
Regarding The First Long Distance Telephone. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.247 on March 25, 1937.
With the absence of a current picture of the building use googlemaps street view for a clear view of the building.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on October 31, 2015. 4. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.