Johnson City in Blanco County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc.
installed on the original
headquarters building in 1939.
Pedernales Electric Co-operative
- Incorporated -
Dedicated to the extension of
electric energy to the peoples
of the Hill Country
Lyndon B. Johnson, Member of Congress
Lee McWilliams, Superintendent
Arthur Stehling, Attorney
Hugo Weinheimer, President
Albert Ricketson, Vice President
Richard Klappenbach, Secretary-Treasurer
Otha S. Brumley • Tom Carr
Lewis W. Chick • Chas. Howard
John McLeod • E. Babe Smith, Jr.
Paul Stehling • L. A. Warner
Rural Electrification Administration
To advance the position of agriculture
to enrich the life of the community
to free men and women from the heavy
drudgery of the home and farm
this headquarters was erected in
cooperation with their federal government
by farmers and ranchers of the
Hill Country to whom it supplies the
limitless service of electricity.
Johnson City, Texas
This building was erected with the assistance
of the National Youth Administration
Erected 1939 by Pederales Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Location. 30° 16.54′ N, 98° 24.579′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Texas, in Blanco County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue F and Elm Street, on the left when traveling south on Avenue F. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TX 78636, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. E. Babe Smith (here, next to this marker); Lyndon B. Johnson and Hill Country Electrification (a few steps from this marker); L. B. J. Boyhood Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); LBJ Boyhood Home (about 400 feet away); Johnson Settlement Trail (about 500 feet away); The LBJ Legacy (about 600 feet away); Johnson City (about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
Also see . . . Pedernales Electric Coop. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,163 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.