Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

History of telephones in SW Virginia

May 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Steve Rucker will be sharing some of his collection and the history that goes with it during his May 19th talk at the Martinsville Henry County Heritage center and Museum. Join us and bring you friends and family!

Mr. Rucker has been collecting telephone memorabilia for a long time.  Steve created the Telephone & Telecommunications Museum which features a variety of vintage telephones, plus a selection of telecommunications equipment and numerous telephone styles, a switchboard, a phone booth, display cases, utility equipment, and more. The Telephone & Telecommunications museum is open to visitors by appointment only.

‘Tin Can’ or ‘Love’ phone

Wall phone


May 19, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Martinsville-Henry Co. Historical Society


MHC Heritage Center
1 East Main Street
Martinsville, VA 24112 United States
+ Google Map