Canada's First Telephone Business Office 1877 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Canada's First Telephone Business Office 1877

The first telephone business office in Canada was set up in the home of Reverend Thomas Henderson in 1877. Henderson, a long-time friend of the Bell family, retired from the Baptist ministry in order to administer the office.

Location

At Henderson House, part of the Bell Homestead complex, 94 Tutela Heights Road, Brantford

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Brant (District)

Municipality: City of Brantford

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