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New Enterprise in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rural Electrification

 
 
Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 22, 2016
1. Rural Electrification Marker
Inscription. In 1936 seventy-five percent of Pennsylvania farms had no electric service. Over the next five years, in response to their needs, 14 consumer-owned cooperatives were formed in this State. Serving users in Bedford, Fulton and Huntingdon counties, New Enterprise Rural Electric Cooperative was incorporated November 18, 1938.
 
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 10.159′ N, 78° 24.79′ W. Marker is in New Enterprise, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Brumbaugh Road (PA 869). Click for map. This marker is on the grounds of the New Enterprise Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc.--This state historical marker is down for maintenance. Marker is in this post office area: New Enterprise PA 16664, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.9 miles away); Capt. Phillips' Rangers Memorial (approx. 10 miles away); a different marker also named Capt. Phillips' Rangers Memorial (approx. 10 miles away); Phillips' Rangers (approx. 10.1 miles away); Transportation History
Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 22, 2016
2. Rural Electrification Marker
(approx. 10.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Turnpike (approx. 10.5 miles away); a different marker also named Pennsylvania Turnpike (approx. 10.5 miles away); The Lincoln Highway Meets the Superhighway (approx. 10.5 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
New Enterprise Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 10, 2015
3. New Enterprise Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 23, 2016.
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