1889On 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.
|Placed By||The City of Albany|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16R E 770239 N 3497074|
|Decimal Degrees||31.57705000, -84.15250000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 34.623', W 84° 9.15'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 34' 37.38" N, 84° 9' 9" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 223 W Broad Ave, Albany GA 31701, US|
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