The Chattanooga Brush Electric Light Company

The Chattanooga Brush Electric Light Company (HM1MYR)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37402 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 2.63', W 85° 18.763'

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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.

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1882
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HM NumberHM1MYR
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Placed ByThe Chattanooga Section, IEEE
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Date Added Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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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
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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
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