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

Rural Electrification

 
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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 (approx. 2 miles away); Major General John Sullivanís 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.
 
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Rural Electrification Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Rural Electrification Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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