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Near Perryville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County

 
 
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By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
1. Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County Marker
Inscription. W. H. Rogers, president of Inter-County R.E.C.C., threw the switch at the Perryville substation on June 10, 1938, to energize 56 miles of line to 115 homes. In 2013, on the 75th anniversary of this event, Inter-County Energy served more than 25,000 members/owners within 12 counties, over more than 3,700 miles of line.
 
Erected 2013 by Kentucky Histerical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2399.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 39.434′ N, 84° 56.552′ W. Marker is near Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on North Bragg Street, Harrodsburg Road (U.S. 68) north of Hardee Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville KY 40468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crawford Springs (approx. mile away); Crawford House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Perryville (approx. 0.7 miles away); Merchants' Row / Street Fighting (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle of Perryville (approx.
Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
2. Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County Marker
mile away); Bragg's Invasion of Kentucky (approx. mile away); The City of Perryville (approx. mile away); “If You Meet the Enemy, Overpower Him” (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Perryville.
 
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Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
3. Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County Marker
Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
4. Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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