The Chattanooga Brush Electric Light Company

The Chattanooga Brush Electric Light Company (HM1MYR)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37402 Hamilton County
Buy Tennessee State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 35° 2.63', W 85° 18.763'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Text on the Plaque:

The first central electric generating station in the south began operating on this site May 6, 1882. The Brush Electric Light Company of Chattanooga was formed by five Civil War veterans. They were:

- Hiram S. Chamberlain, USA
- George C. Connor, CSA
- H. Clay Evans, USA
- Summerfield A. Key, CSA
- W. S. Marshall, USA

The "Lighting Station" was operated from 1882 until 1887 when the Brush Electric Light Company was combined with the Hauss Electric Lighting and Power Company to form the Chattanooga Electric Light Company.

Text on Monument:

Placed ByThe Chattanooga Section, IEEE
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 653892 N 3879205
Decimal Degrees35.04383333, -85.31271667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 2.63', W 85° 18.763'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 2' 37.8" N, 85° 18' 45.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)423, 931
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1052-1082 Carter St, Chattanooga TN 37402, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?