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Near Barnesville in Lamar County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors

 
 
Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
1. Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors Marker
Inscription.  REA Project 75 was chartered in February 1937 and was energized August 11, 1938, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It became Lamar Electric Membership Corporation. This day, January 23, 2005, as we change the name to Southern Rivers Energy, the board of directors and membership dedicate this cooperative to the incorporating board of directors for their dedication to community and their foresight and diligence in making this cooperative an asset to its members and the community it serves.

H.L. Smith, President
O.L. Carter, Vice President
A.N. Moye, Secretary
E.C. Milner, Treasurer
J.E. Ballard, Sr.
H.L. Brandenburg
C.J. Childs
W.H. Dunn
W.P. Elder

W.Y. Andrews, Manager
H.J. Kennedy, Sr., Attorney
 
Erected 2005 by Southern Rivers Energy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Rural Electrification 💡 series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1727.
 
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N, 84° 7.771′ W. Marker is near Barnesville, Georgia, in Lamar County. Marker is on U.S. 341, 0.2 miles south of Abbott Road, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located at the north entrance to the Southern Rivers EMC (the renamed Lamar EMC) parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1367 US 341, Barnesville GA 30204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lamar Electric Membership Corporation (within shouting distance of this marker); A&M - G.I.C. (approx. 2.6 miles away); Gordon Military College (approx. 2.6 miles away); Roosevelt’s Barnesville Speech (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Jail Museum and Archives (approx. 3 miles away); Lamar County (Ga.) 20th Century War Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Lamar County Georgia Courthouse (approx. 3 miles away); Lamar County Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnesville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
2. Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors Marker
Looking north on US 341 from the Southern Rivers EMC parking lot toward Barnesville
Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
3. Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors Marker
This view is the Southern Rivers EMC parking lot, looking north along US 341 (to the right). The older Lamar EMC marker is in the foreground; the new Lamar EMC Incorporating Board of Directors can just be seen at the far end of the parking lot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,065 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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