Telephone Service

Telephone Service (HMPQD)

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 Cape Girardeau County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 18.283', W 89° 31.117'

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1877 - 1896

1877 1896
Telephone Service
In 1877
The first long distance telephone line in Missouri was completed December 18, 1877 between Cape Girardeau and Jackson.

In 1896
Here in a 10' by 12' second floor room the city's first telephone exchange was established by A.R. Ponder, L.J. Albert, J.F. Brooks, and M.A. Dennison doing business as the Cape Girardeau Telephone Company.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 276781 N 4131650
Decimal Degrees37.30471667, -89.51861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.283', W 89° 31.117'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 16.98" N, 89° 31' 7.02" W
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Area Code(s)573
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-119 Themis St, Cape Girardeau MO 63701, US
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