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Springfield in Robertson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tennessee Light and Power Company

 
 
Tennessee Light and Power Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 3, 2015
1. Tennessee Light and Power Company Marker
Inscription. Site of the Tennessee Light and Power Company founded by Alonzo Frank Trimble. This company pioneered rural electrification in the following Tennessee counties: Benton, Carroll, Davidson, Robertson, Sumner, and Wilson. Also, operated in Logan County, Kentucky. It was the last private electric utility to surrender its facilities to public acquisition by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Springfield Town Square Historic District
 
Location. 36° 30.518′ N, 86° 53.117′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Tennessee, in Robertson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of W. 6th Avenue and S. Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at the southwest corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield TN 37172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robertson County World War II Tree Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker);
Storefront of Tennessee Light and Power Company Building image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 3, 2015
2. Storefront of Tennessee Light and Power Company Building
Robertson County Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fallen Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Robertson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); An Army In Springfield (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Springfield Town Square Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 3, 2015
3. Springfield Town Square Historic District
Tennessee Light and Power Company is the two-story white building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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