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Posted 3 years ago

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A recent item in my collection...Piedmont Telephone & Telegraph Company...Located outside of Charlotte, North Carolina...This directory is very rare and I do not know much about the company - It is dated 1925...

I have seen old Southern Bell directories for Asheville, NC and I have several Carolina Telephone directories spanning from Wake County to up around Elizabeth City but this one is unusual...Enjoy!

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  1. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 3 years ago
    The Piedmont Telephone & Telegraph formed in 1901
  2. earthandmagneto earthandmagneto, 3 years ago
    Hi ttomtucker! Yes, you are correct...I did a little reading and found out the company was originally called Gastonia Telephone Company founded in 1899 - later changed to Piedmont Telephone & Telegraph in 1901...

    Thank you once again for your insight!
  3. Rayfrid, 3 years ago
    There was also a Piedmont Telephone Company in Haymarket, Va. In the early 1970's is was acquired by the Continental System. Piedmont had only three exchanges, including one strickly for (Washington) Dulles Airport.
  4. earthandmagneto earthandmagneto, 3 years ago
    Thank you Rayfrid!

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