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June 4, 1959 - Middleburg Telephone Co. switches to dial

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in our history back in 1959 ... A technological revolution!
   
The Middleburg telephone company, established back in 1897, made the switch from party lines to dial operations.

Franklinton area customers became one of the first areas in the state to have that service. June 4, 1959 - Middleburg Telephone Co. switches to dial


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