First Long-Distance Phone Call

First Long-Distance Phone Call (HMXL6)

Location: Cambridge, MA 02139 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 21.782', W 71° 5.716'

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Inscription
From this site
on October 9, 1876
the first two-way long distance
telephone conversation was carried
on for three hours. From here in
Cambridgeport Thomas G. Watson
spoke over a telegraph wire to
Alexander Graham Bell
at the office of the Walworth Mfg. Co.
69 Kilby Street, Boston Mass.
— | —

This plaque
Presented to the City of Cambridge
by the
North Council
Thomas Sherwin Chapter
Telephone Pioneers of America
November 1, 1961

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HM NumberHMXL6
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 3:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 327461 N 4692210
Decimal Degrees42.36303333, -71.09526667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.782', W 71° 5.716'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 46.92" N, 71° 5' 42.96" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 978, 857, 339
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-14 Osborn St, Cambridge MA 02139, US
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