Details for First Telephone Office in Cochran County (Atlas Number 5079001876)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5079001876


Marker Number 1876
Atlas Number 5079001876
Marker Title First Telephone Office in Cochran County
Index Entry Telephone Office in Cochran County, First
Address 206 Southwest 1st Street
City Morton
County Cochran
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes buildings; communications
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 206 Southwest 1st Street
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Erected 1925 at western terminus of South Plains & Santa Fe Railway in Bledsoe (25 miles southwest), for Texas Telephone Company; moved to Morton in 1926. Outgrown for phone company use in 1949, building became county museum in 1968. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969