WORLD'S FIRST LONG-DISTANCE TELEPHONE LINE

Historical Landmark

Description:
The first long-distance telephone in the world, built in 1877 by the Ridge Telephone Company, connected French Corral with French Lake, 58 miles away. It was operated by the Milton Mining Company from a building on this site that had been erected about 1853.


Registration Date: 3/25/1937

Location:
City: French Corral
County: Nevada

Directions:
On Pleasant Valley Rd, in center of community of French Corral


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