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Johnson City in Blanco County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc.

 
 
Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
1. Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. Markers
Inscription.
These plaques were first
installed on the original
Pedernales Electric
Cooperative, Inc.

headquarters building in 1939.

Pedernales Electric Co-operative
- Incorporated -
Erected 1939
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
Directors
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
Co-operative Project

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.

Pederales Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Johnson City, Texas

This building was erected with the assistance
of the National Youth Administration

 
Erected
Pedernales Electric Coop, Officials Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
2. Pedernales Electric Coop, Officials Marker
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. E. Babe Smith (here, next to 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); 1894 Blanco County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles 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.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAgricultureGovernmentIndustry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesNotable EventsNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
REA - PEC Cooperative Project Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
3. REA - PEC Cooperative Project Marker
Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
4. Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. Markers
The E. Babe Smith Headquarters Building is in background.
 
 
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 996 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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