Land­ing the cable in Heart’s Con­tent

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The world cheered as the un­der­sea com­mu­ni­ca­tions cable con­nect­ing North Amer­ica and Europe was fi­nally hauled ashore at Heart’s Con­tent on July 27, 1866. Last Wed­nes­day, 145 years later, the cable sta­tion in the town cel­e­brated this mile­stone yet again.

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