Telephone Company Building
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 58.024 W 124° 06.328
10T E 411320 N 4868809
History sign on old Telephone Company Building in Old Town Florence.
Waymark Code: WM82FG
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 01/15/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Marker Name: Telephone Company Building
Marker Text: Built by O.W. Hurd, circa 1905, this structure was Florence’s first telephone office, commencing operations in 1912. Switchboards were downstairs, operator quarters on the second floor. It’s design is a good example of early commercial architecture with scrolled cornice brackets along the false front.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: City Government

Marker Type: City

Region: Coast

County: Lane

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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