Blue Springs in Barbour County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Pea River Electric Membership Corporation
Rural members of Barbour, Dale and Henry counties gathered on this bridge to witness the beginning of electric service into their rural areas when 301 homes and businesses received power for the first time. The organizing directors were S.K. Adams, J.G. Sanders, Lloyd Smith, J.Y. Johnston, L.A. Pitts, R. W. Ward, and H.J. Thompson. Corporation attorney was P. C. Clayton; manager was A.B. Robertson, Sr. The co-op’s name was changed to the Pea River Electric Cooperative on June 10, 1940.
Erected 1985 by the Pea River Electric Cooperative Inc.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Rural Electrification 💡 series list.
Location. 31° 39.83′ N, 85° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2571 Alabama 10, Clio AL 36017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blue Springs School 1920-1969 (approx. one mile away); Peniel Baptist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Barbour County High School (approx. 7 miles away); Mount Enon Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 7.7 miles away); Barbour County's "Little Scotland"/Pea River Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.7 miles away); Union Presbyterian Church/Founders and Early Pastors (approx. 8.6 miles away); Louisville World War II Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Old County Court House (approx. 9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 689 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.