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Goshen in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Goshen Substation

 
 
Goshen Substation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
1. Goshen Substation Marker
Inscription. South Alabama Electric Cooperative’s Goshen Substation provided the first electric energy to rural Pike County. The station was energized at 11:26 A.M. on April 4, 1938. The first 86 miles of electric lines served 170 members.

The cooperative was established on June 17, 1937 and serves members in Pike, Crenshaw, Coffee, Bullock, Montgomery and Butler counties. The original Board of Trustees were: J. H. Beasley, Sam K. Adams, George W. Gilmore, V. G. Perdue, J. N. Wallace.
 
Erected 1987 by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Location. 31° 43.614′ N, 86° 7.266′ W. Marker is in Goshen, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is on County Road 5 north of County Road 28, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen AL 36035, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elam Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Little Oak United Methodist Church (approx. 4 miles away); Rodgers School (approx. 4.3 miles away); New Providence Primitive Baptist Church Site (approx. 5.3 miles away); Allred House & Cemetery
North View Of The Goshen Substation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
2. North View Of The Goshen Substation Marker
(approx. 5.7 miles away); The Great Pensacola Trading Path (approx. 10 miles away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 10.4 miles away); Three Notch Road (approx. 10.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Goshen.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
South View Of The Goshen Substation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
3. South View Of The Goshen Substation Marker
Goshen Substation and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
4. Goshen Substation and Marker
Closer View Of The Goshen Substation image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
5. Closer View Of The Goshen Substation
Goshen Substation Sign image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
6. Goshen Substation Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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