Nicely engraved antique membership certificate from the Center Telephone Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document was printed by Goes and measures approximately 10" (w) by 5 1/2" (h).
The certificate's vignette features an eagle on a crag.
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This company was a small regional telephone company that served the Holdrege, Nebraska area.
Holdrege, located in the south central portion of Nebraska, was established in 1883 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named for George W. Holdrege, a railroad official. Holdrege was designated county seat of Phelps County in 1884.
Holdrege is home of the Nebraska Prairie Museum.