Birthplace of the Telephone

Birthplace of the Telephone (HMXLR)

Location: Boston, MA 02114 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 21.637', W 71° 3.616'

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Inscription
Here on June 2, 1875,
Alexander Graham Bell and
Thomas A. Watson
first transmitted sound over wires.

This successful experiment was completed in a fifth floor garret at what was then 109 Court Street and marked the beginning of world-wide telephone service.

On back of monument:
Birthplace
of the
First Telephone
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HM NumberHMXLR
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330336 N 4691872
Decimal Degrees42.36061667, -71.06026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.637', W 71° 3.616'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 38.22" N, 71° 3' 36.96" W
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Area Code(s)508, 617, 781, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-63 Cambridge St, Boston MA 02114, US
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