Conroe Telephone Exchange

Conroe Telephone Exchange (HM27JY)

Location: Conroe, TX 77301 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 18.67', W 95° 27.408'

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A long distance telephone line ran from Houston to Gilbert's Drug Store in Conroe before Mr. Gilbert and Albert Madeley began a local telephone exchange in the store in 1899. Soon after, George Madeley purchased the exchange, naming it Conroe Communication Company. He operated the company from the Madeley Building on this site. In 1929 George Madeley sold the company to the owners of the Lufkin Telephone Exchange. At that time the Conroe exchange consisted of a six-position switchboard with two toll operators, one rural operator and three local operators. By the late 1940s the office was too small for the outdated equipment it housed. In 1954 a dial system was installed in a new exchange building. The system was reorganized into the Lufkin-Conroe Telephone Exchange, Inc., in 1985.
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HM NumberHM27JY
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 263754 N 3355823
Decimal Degrees30.31116667, -95.45680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 18.67', W 95° 27.408'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 18' 40.2" N, 95° 27' 24.48" W
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Area Code(s)409, 936, 281, 713
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 119 Simonton St, Conroe TX 77301, US
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