Haleyville, Alabama: Home of 911 - Historic Red Phone

Before there was 9/11 there was 911. The first 911 call in history was made in Haleyville in February 16, 1968, on an old, red, rotary dial phone.

City Hall

Address:
1901 11th Ave., Haleyville, AL
Directions:
The red phone is in a plexiglass box inside of City Hall, which is on the east side of 11th Ave./Hwy 13 just north of 19th St.
Hours:
Business hours. (Call to verify)
Phone:
205-486-5201
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Home of 911

Signs leading into Haleyville, Alabama announce that this is the Home of 911. If you go to the Haleyville City Hall you will find the original red telephone used to make that first famous emergency call.

[J. Jackson, 09/04/2007]

An important relic for those who might otherwise forget that before there was 9/11 there was 911.

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