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The first long telephone cables laid across the ocean from UK to Hearts Content, done with difficulty and perseverance. The exchange amazingly in good order a fascinating record of man's desire to communicate across the planet.
Reserve a couple of hours for a visit here.
This was a cute town that holds some interesting history. It's amazing to learn about the transatlantic cable that was the start of telegraph communication between North America and Europe.
The video was very informative and worth watching. After, it's cool to see the old...More
The creation of this transatlantic cable station is comparable to the moon landing. To think that in the 19th century man invented and successfully built the technology to communicate across the ocean when most people still lived on farms without electricity! The history and machinery,...More
This was a great look back at how communication across the world began and grew. Interesting to learn how the cable station was such a boon for the area. Would have liked to learn more about how the devices worked and were used, but there...More
The end of the Civil War in America what the beginning of new communications from North America to points east via trans-Atlantic cables.
This building, well preserved, is one site where telegraph messages were "processed."
Plan about an hour to visit unless you are into...More