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Porthcurno, a small village that played a key role in global communications from the 19th Century to the present day

Way before the Internet, smartphones, and social media a global communications revolution was taking shape in a tiny coastal village in Southwest Cornwall. The invention of the electric telegraph in 1837 has ushered in a roller-coaster of innovation that has shaped the world we live and work in today. The first telegraph cable) was landed in Porthcurno in 1870 and stretched nearly 5,000 miles to...
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