Thursday Open Forum – January 6, 2011
On This Day In History – January 6 , 1838 Morse demonstrates the telegraph. In 1843, Morse finally convinced a skeptical Congress to fund the construction of the first telegraph line in the United States, from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore. In May 1844, Morse sent the first official telegram over the line, with the message: “What hath God wrought!” Full story
Ten famous telegrams, including the famous historical telegram sent by the head of British Navy on September 3, 1939. It simply read, “Winston is back” are here…
Do you have a favorite telegram? See you on the trail for some hearty hiking and conversation. Blessings.