Discover the Winter Park Telephone Co. Collection
The Telephone Museum allows visitors to experience the days of early telephone service in Central Florida. In 1910, local resident Carl H. Galloway decided to improve customer service for his father’s grocery store by installing phones in the homes of his best customers, allowing them to phone in orders. The Telephone Museum details telephone technology through the years, as well as tells the story of the rise of Winter Park Telephone Company.
May 22 – August 10, 2014
Opening Reception: June 6, 6 – 8 PM
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Image: Recruitment Poster, courtesy Library of Congress
THE TELEPHONE MUSEUM
The Telephone Museum’s permanent exhibit takes visitors on a tour of communications technology. Try your hand at the working switching station and then take a look at how phones have changed through history. This exciting collection features the story of the Winter Park Telephone Company founded in Maitland by Carl Galloway in 1910.