First Transcontinental Call

First Transcontinental Call (HMC4T)

Location: Jekyll Island, GA 31527 Glynn County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 3.471', W 81° 25.341'

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First Transcontinental Telephone call was submitted by a telephone of this type January 25, 1915. Mr. Theodore N. Vail, President American Telephone and Telegraph Company talked from Jekyll Island, Georgia to Mr. Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone in New York; Thomas A. Watson, assistant to Mr. Bell in San Francisco; and to President Woodrow Wilson in Washington, D.C.
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HM NumberHMC4T
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByDixie Chapter Telephone Pioneers of America
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 4:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 459704 N 3436089
Decimal Degrees31.05785000, -81.42235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 3.471', W 81° 25.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 3' 28.26" N, 81° 25' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 361 Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island GA 31527, US
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