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A New Highway Historical Marker Recognizes the State's First Electric Cooperative

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There are over 1,430 highway historical markers in North Carolina. The state's newest marker is located south of Tarboro on Hwy 33. It was unveiled in July 2006, on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state's first electric cooperative, Edgecombe-Martin County Electric Membership Cooperation, and recognizes the place where an electric cooperative first brought power to rural North Carolina.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 9, Sept 2006, p10, il