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Laramie in Albany County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Telephone Canyon

 
 
Telephone Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
1. Telephone Canyon Marker
Inscription. The first in the west through which a telephone line was run. The first conversation over this line was held in 1882 between Bill Nye at Laramie and Hon. E. E. Warren at Cheyenne.
 
Erected 1930 by Jacques Laramie Chapter of the D.A.R and S.A.R of Wyoming.
 
Location. 41° 14.21′ N, 105° 26.149′ W. Marker is in Laramie, Wyoming, in Albany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Interstate 80 and Wyoming Highway 210. Touch for map. Marker is at the Lincoln Monument Rest Stop. Marker is in this post office area: Laramie WY 82070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Purple Heart Trail (here, next to this marker); Abraham Lincoln (here, next to this marker); Henry Bourne Joy and the Lincoln Highway (here, next to this marker); Gateway to the Rockies (here, next to this marker); Ranching from the High Point (here, next to this marker); Henry B. Joy Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sherman Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away); Ames Monument (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laramie.
 
Categories. Communications
 
Telephone Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
2. Telephone Canyon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 536 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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