Articles by Sandra Galley

 
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“Too Geek Or Not Too Geek?”

By Sandra Galley on Sept. 19, 2014, at 4:31 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Telephone Museum, 166 Winkumpaugh Road, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-667-9491; thetelephonemuseum.org The question is: do you want to know more about old technology? Set your cell phone aside for a moment and come to Volunteer Day on Saturday, …
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“Telephone Operators: Masters of Communication”

By Sandra Galley on July 25, 2014, at 9:49 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Telephone Museum, 166 Winkumpaugh Road, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-667-9491; thetelephonemuseum.org A special Volunteer Day offering will be presented at The Telephone Museum in Ellsworth on Saturday, August 16. Entitled “Telephone Operators: Masters of Communication”, this two-part event …
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“Archival Survival”

By Sandra Galley on June 23, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.
Saturday, July 19, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Telephone Museum, 166 Winkumpaugh Road, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 667-9491; thetelephonemuseum.org It’s all about stuff. The stuff that kept businesses busy and emergencies attended to – and kept teenagers talking and families together though miles apart. It’s the …
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Chief Operator Jean Leboucher demonstrating a manual switchboard at The Telephone Museum.

“The Gift of Gab”

By Sandra Galley on June 08, 2014, at 9:16 a.m.
Are you a people person? Are you interested in the history of your community? Are you amazed and sometimes baffled by technology? Do you search gift shops for unusual items? If so, you should attend the second Volunteer Day of the season on Saturday, June 21 beginning at 10am at …
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“Setting Up Shop” at The Telephone Museum

By Sandra Galley on April 30, 2014, at 5:18 p.m.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Telephone Museum, 166 Winkumpaugh Road, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-667-9491; thetelephonemuseum.org Dust off your skills and bring them to the first Volunteer Day of 2014 at The Telephone Museum on May 17. Volunteers are welcome to put their …
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“Setting Up Shop”

By Sandra Galley on April 28, 2014, at 12:59 p.m.
Dust off your skills and bring them to the first Volunteer Day of 2014 at The Telephone Museum on May 17. Volunteers are welcome to put their life skills and interests to work helping this one-of-a-kind museum with the annual spring-cleaning ritual. Although this includes dusting off telephone sets and …
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Telephone Museum in Ellsworth needs votes for funding

By Sandra Galley on Feb. 18, 2014, at 2:35 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Interested about the implications of the Comcast/Time-Warner deal? Is a huge, all-encompassing business behemoth about to be born? It might be timely to look back to the 1980′s when the courts broke up the Bell Telephone System, or “Ma Bell” as it was then known. Concerned with …

MUSEUM EVENT CELEBRATES TELEPHONE HISTORY

By Sandra Galley on July 07, 2013, at 1:22 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 2013 1:19 p.m. to 1:19 p.m. Location: The Telephone Museum, 166 Winkumpaugh Road, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: Sandra Galley; 978-973-0356; thetelephonemuseum.org On Saturday, July 20 between 1:00 and 4:00 pm, The Telephone Museum in Ellsworth will celebrate the 65th birthday of its largest working exhibit and …
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GOT OLD PHONES?

By Sandra Galley on July 05, 2012, at 9:56 a.m.
Do you miss the ring of your old dial telephone? Do you want to feel the weight and shape of a real telephone handset when you answer a call? Would you like to teach your grandchildren how to use a rotary dial? If you have an old phone that you …
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Give Dad A Call – On A REAL Phone !

By Sandra Galley on May 28, 2012, at 4:11 p.m.
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Sandra Galley May 29, 2012 Vice-President The Telephone Museum Ellsworth, ME 04605 978-973-0356 (office) 978-973-0356 (cell) luminaires@aol.com Give Dad a Call – On a REAL Phone ! Whether your father is a techno-geek, a history buff, a would-be inventor, or an adventurer always looking …

New hours for telephone museum listed

By Sandra Galley on May 16, 2012, at 11:51 a.m.
ELLSWORTH | The Telephone Museum at 166 Winkumpaugh Road, will be open to the public on a new basis during the 2012 season. Interested parties will be welcome by appointment, or by chance, and also on these specific dates: • 1-4 p.m.  May 19, June 16-17, July 21, Aug. …

Ellsworth museum receives grant

By Sandra Galley on May 16, 2012, at 9:10 a.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Telephone Museum has received a grant for $60,000 from the Independent Telephone Historical Foundation. The grant will help fund the construction of a Visitor Center on the museum’s grounds at 166 Winkumpaugh Road in Ellsworth. The Telephone Museum is the only museum on the East Coast that …
 
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