Greenville in Butler County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Pioneer Electric Cooperative
The Cooperative's original Board of Directors included Dr. C. Wall, president, W.M. Harrison, Dr. R.L. Jernigan, Arthur Bennett, E.L. Cunningham, D.P. Robbins, P.E. Youngblood, H.M. Hardy and T.J. Middleton. Edwin Wallace was first manager.
In 1940, the Cooperative's name was changed to Pioneer Electric Cooperative and it expanded to provide service in Dallas, Lowndes and Wilcox counties as well as Butler.
Erected 1985 by Alabama Historical Commission and in commemoration of this founding by Pioneer Electric Cooperative.
Location. 31° 47.343′ N, 86° 35.348′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Alabama, in Butler County. Marker is on Halso Mill Road (County Route 59) 0.1 miles south of Mt. Zion Road (County Road 65), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2066 Halso Mill Road, Greenville AL 36037, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Butler County World War I Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Butler County Operation Desert Storm (approx. 3.3 miles away); Butler County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Our Confederate Dead (approx. 3.4 miles away); Confederate Park/Greenville City Hall-Site of Public School (approx. 3.4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.