Owner in 1924: Portland Investment and Improvement Company Use: Telephone Exchange
The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.
Emmie Bailey Whitney of the Lewiston Journal Saturday Magazine and her husband, noted amateur photographer G. Herbert Whitney, captured in words and photographs the richness of Maine's arts scene during the Great Depression.
Lil and her husband were the telephone operators during that time. The audio story about the island telephone system took place in the 1960s.