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Hellen Keller, Annie Sullivan and Alexander Graham Bell PictureAlexander Graham Bell - Quote
"Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. Every time you do so you will be certain to find something that you have never seen before. Follow it up, explore all around it, and before you know it, you will have something worth thinking about to occupy your mind. All really big discoveries are the results of thought."

Alexander Graham Bell - Biography
In 1876, at the age of 29, Alexander Graham Bell invented his telephone.

Alexander Graham Bell - Photophone
On June 3, 1880, Alexander Graham Bell transmitted the first wireless telephone message on his newly-invented "photophone."

Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell's invention of his telephone grew out of ways to improve the telegraph.

Who was Alexander Graham Bell?
He taught the deaf and invented many things that changed human communication, like a telephone, a telegraph, and a phonograph.

More About Bell
In 1847, Alexander Graham Bell was born into a family with a passion for communication.

Timeline of Alexander Graham Bell
1847-1922

Alexander Graham Bell's First Patent: #174,465
Read and see the original patent for the telephone.

Metal Detector: Alexander Graham Bell, Gerhard Fischar
Alexander Graham Bell invented the first crude metal detector in 1881.

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