Transatlantic Telegraph Cable Project

It Took Four Years to Complete the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable Project. A Parade was Held in New Your City to Celebrate the Occasion.

Today, copper and fiber-optic cables carrying data under the ocean between countries enable instant global communication. But did you know how long it took to install the first transatlantic telegraph cable? On September 1, 1857, New York held a parade to commemorate the first transatlantic telegraph cable installation. It took four years to complete the …

It Took Four Years to Complete the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable Project. A Parade was Held in New Your City to Celebrate the Occasion. Read More »