Near Mechanicsburg in Boone County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Boone County REMC
The Boone County REMC built Indiana's first electric cooperative line to the Clark Woody farm 5 miles west of this site with funds borrowed from the Rural Electrification Administration, July 22, 1935.
Erected 1985 by Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (Marker Number 06.1985.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 40° 9.471′ N, 86° 32.296′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsburg, Indiana, in Boone County. Touch for map. Marker is at the northbound I-65 Lebanon Rest Area (near milepost 150) just south of the Clinton County-Boone County line, about 100 feet east of the convenience station. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon IN 46052, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Boone County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 8½ miles away); Boone County (Indiana) Veterans (approx. 8½ miles away); Abraham Lincoln To The Unknown Dead (approx. 8.6 miles away); Clinton County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); a different marker also named Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Boone REMC. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,152 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.