Edward Calahan debuts a telegraph-based stock ticker in New York, making current stock prices widely available for the first time. Thomas Edison improved on the invention with models such as this one from 1873.
Enjoy our latest theater program "Shout!" and be immersed in the sounds of the Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry. In other programs, join a sit-in at the Woolworth lunch counter, and meet a 1917 suffragist or 1895 wheelwoman. Follow the link for scheduled showtimes.