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Near Perry in Clarion County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rural Electrification

 
 
Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 7, 2013
1. Rural Electrification Marker
Inscription. In 1936 seventy-five percent of Pennsylvania farms had no electric service. During the next five years, with Federal support, 14 consumer-owned cooperatives were formed in this State. Serving users in seven counties of western Pennsylvania, Central Electric Cooperative at Parker was incorporated July 12, 1937.
 
Erected 1987 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 6.06′ N, 79° 39.888′ W. Marker is near Perry, Pennsylvania, in Clarion County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 368 and Terwilliger Road (Local Route 871), on the right when traveling east on State Route 368. Click for map. Located at the Central Electric Co-op east of Parker, PA. Marker is in this post office area: Parker PA 16049, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foxburg Golf Course (approx. 3.2 miles away); James Bennett - Premier Entrepeneur (approx. 5.7 miles away); Railroad Supplies The Area's Needs (approx. 5.7 miles away); H.B. Mitchell - An Emlenton Success Story (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Crawford Family
Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 7, 2013
2. Rural Electrification Marker
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Emlenton At Leisure (approx. 5.8 miles away); Arthur W. Phillips - Physician / Humanitarian (approx. 5.8 miles away); West Main Street Development (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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