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

Lamar Electric Membership Corporation

 
 
Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, 1991
1. Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated August 11, 1938 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Rededicated to service 1988

E.J. Martin, Jr., President
W.H. Averett, Jr., V. President
J.H. Gunnels, Secretary
H.B. Cromer, Treasurer
J.H. Barnes, Jr. J.C. Caldwell
F.C. Chapman W.C. Elliott
B.A. Garner, Jr. S.R. Pippin
Harvey J. Kennedy, Jr., Attorney
Thomas M. Weldon, Manager
 
Erected 1988.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the Rural Electrification 💡 series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1938.
 
Location. 33° 0.837′ N, 84° 7.76′ W. Marker is near Barnesville, Georgia, in Lamar County. Marker is on U.S. 341, 0 miles south of Abbott Road, on the right when traveling south. 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 Incorporating Board of Directors
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(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. 2.8 miles away); Old Jail Museum and Archives (approx. 3 miles away); Lamar County (Ga.) 20th Century War Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lamar County Georgia Courthouse (approx. 3.1 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 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
2. Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Marker
Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
3. Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Marker
Looking north on US 341
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 947 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on March 6, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on December 22, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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