What happened to America’s Telegraph lines? How the Telegraph Transformed America

History Documentaries

The American Telegraph was one of the first advancements towards the near-instant communication of today. While the telegraph found its origin in Britain, it hit its stride in the United States with Samuel Morse’s design, gaining international prestige and even a cable running across the Atlantic Ocean. Today, we’re going to delve into the history of it and see just what made the telegraph, and Morse Code, click.