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Rural Electrification

 
 
Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
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 the State. Tri-county Rural Electric Cooperative, serving much of north-central Pennsylvania from Mansfield, was incorporated October 24, 1936.
 
Erected 1986 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Rural Electrification 💡 series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 24, 1955.
 
Location. 41° 48.468′ N, 77° 4.691′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker is on North Main Street (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Located in front of the Tri-County Rural Elective Cooperative building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 North Main Street, Mansfield PA 16933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker
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, measured as the crow flies. World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansfield Soldiers Orphan School (within shouting distance of this marker); Corning & Blossburg Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp of the Pioneers (approx. 1.8 miles away); Williamson Road (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
2. Rural Electrification Marker
The Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 27, 2008
3. The Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 836 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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