Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 81

February 10, 2022

February 07, 1952

The Southern Bell Telephone Company converted the entire Hohenwald telephone system from magnet to dial operation. J. H. Warf was given the honor of applying the switch which placed the new system in service on Tuesday, February 05, at 9 p.m. The changed occurred without interruption to telephone service. As a result of the new system, all subscribers were assigned new telephone numbers. The newspaper reported that “Hohenwald can now boast one of the most modern phone systems in the world.”

W.W. Pollock, editor of the Lewis County Heral...

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