Lines of the Western Union Telegraph Company


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Lines of the Western Union Telegraph Company

This map shows some early routes and the first cross country telegraph line of Wade's Western Union Telegraph Company. By 1867, Jeptha Wade was the virtual creator and chief ruler of the greatest and most prosperous telegraph enterprise in the world.

Image courtesy of Cleveland State University. Michael Schwartz Library. Special Collections.


This file appears in: Wade Memorial Chapel