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5-7 AT&T building
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake
N 33° 19.607 W 081° 08.512
17S E 486796 N 3687524
Quick Description: historical marker for the Denmark AT&T building, now used as an antique store
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/12/2015 12:11:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMNGF3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
Views: 3

Long Description:
5 7

AT&T Building

This Georgian Revival building, completed in 1923 at a cost of $300,000, was the third Denmark office of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company. In 1898 long-distance lines from Va. to Ga. and from Ala. to Charleston crossed here, making Denmark an excellent choice for a switching station. This building described as "the most modern telephone plant in the south" when it opened, carried calls from N.Y. to Fla. and from Ala. to the East Coast for many years.

Erected by the City of Denmark, 1999

This site is also listed under the National Register of Historical Places (visit link)
Marker Name: AT&T Building

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Building

Marker number: 5 7

County: Bamberg

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