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World's First Pay Telephone

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. World's First Pay Telephone Marker
Inscription.
World's
First Pay Telephone
Invented By William Gray
And Developed By George A. Long
Was Installed On This Corner In 1889

 
Location. 41° 45.937′ N, 72° 40.391′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Central Row, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the Hartford Connecticut Trust Company Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 750 Main Street, Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (within shouting distance of this marker); Marquis de La Fayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Prudence Crandall (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen A. Douglas (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor's Foot Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Meeting of Washington and Rochambeau (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Horse Drawn Trolley In Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker); Horace Wells (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .
World's First Pay Telephone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. World's First Pay Telephone Marker
 Pay Telephone on Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce
 
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By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
3. World's First Pay Telephone Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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