LO­CAL TRIVIA

2017 Travel Guide to Florida - - FRANKLIN COUNTY -

The “World’s Smallest Po­lice Sta­tion” sits in the Carra­belle His­tory Mu­seum. In 1963, the lo­cal po­lice chief ap­pro­pri­ated a phone booth for his of­fi­cers to use in the rain, af­ter the phone com­pany in­stalled an­other booth nearby. But the lo­cals also snuck in to make long-dis­tance calls, with­out pay­ing. Even­tu­ally the dial was re­moved, mak­ing it im­pos­si­ble to call out. The World’s Smallest Po­lice Sta­tion has been fea­tured on TV shows like Real Peo­ple, Ri­p­ley’s Be­lieve It or Not and The To­day Show.

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