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Wysox in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rural Electrification

 
 
Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
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. Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative, serving parts of eight northeastern Pennsylvania counties, was incorporated October 24, 1936.
 
Erected 1986 by Pennsylvania Historical & 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, 1936.
 
Location. 41° 45.615′ N, 76° 21.849′ W. Marker is in Wysox, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6) and Goff Road on Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wysox PA 18854, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sullivan Expedition (approx. 1.9 miles away); Azilum
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(approx. 2 miles away); Major General John Sullivan’s March (approx. 2 miles away); Wysox Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Henry J. Madill (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sullivan's March (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lester Frank Ward (approx. 2.6 miles away); Asylum (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wysox.
 
Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Rural Electrification Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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