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Located at the corner of Cove Road and Route 28 | Orleans, MA 02653 | 508.240.1735
French Cable Station Museum Free guided tours are available of an historic collection of original Atlantic undersea telegraphic cables, instruments, maps, and assorted memorabilia.

The station is part of American History. During World War I, General Pershing in France communicated with the US Government through this cable station.

In 1927 the message that Charles Lindbergh had landed in Paris came through this station from Paris. It was then sent to the rest of the United States.

Come and see history.
OPENING DAY for season FRIDAY JUNE 7, 2019 1:00 PM


The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers the IEEE
Has presented a major award to the museum
The Milestone Award was given for the direct cable
laid from Best France to Orleans MA
Le Direct was 3174 miles in length
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Cable Reel Double Key Transmitter
Storage Reel of Cable Double Key Transmitter