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WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

THE TELEGRAPH IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

LOCATION

TBD


HISTORY

In the fall of 1872, the deseret telegraph lines were extended from St. George to Pioche by way of a telegraph office in Hebron. Daniel M. Tyler was the first operator there.


PHOTOS

Photos on the web:
1950 photo of a teletype machine and three unidentified individuals in St. George
1950 photo of a teletype machine and three unidentified individuals in St. George


REFERENCES

Andrew Karl Larson, "I Was Called to Dixie"
pp. 523-529

The Mormon Telegraph Line, Communication Across the Utah

Deseret Telegraph and Post Office

Scipio A Pioneer Telegrapher