Albany Lights

Albany Lights (HM27EG)

Location: Albany, GA 31701 Dougherty County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 34.623', W 84° 9.15'

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1889

On February 9, 1889, the first electric lights brightened Broad and Washington Street in Albany. The City had the first Edison municipal incandescent system ever erected in the South, making Albany famous and attracting tourists from throughout the state to see the new lighting system.
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HM NumberHM27EG
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Placed ByThe City of Albany
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Date Added Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 770239 N 3497074
Decimal Degrees31.57705000, -84.15250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 34.623', W 84° 9.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 34' 37.38" N, 84° 9' 9" W
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Area Code(s)229
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 223 W Broad Ave, Albany GA 31701, US
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