The World's First Long-Distance Telephone Line
California State Historic Landmark 247
Commemorating the first long distance telephone in the world. Built in 1877, by
the Ridge Telephone Co., it connected French Corral with French Lake 58 miles away. It was
operated by the Milton Mining Co. from this building which was built about 1853.
Nothing remains of this site.
On Pleasant Valley Rd, in center of community of French Corral.
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