30 March 2015

On This Day: Telegraph office opens

The American Union telegraph company has announced On This Day in 1880 that it will open an office in the city. Four wires run already run through the city via the Pennsylvania railroad poles.  

Source:

Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 30 March 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. 

 

On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
                

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.