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Albany Lights - 1889 - Albany, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 31° 34.623 W 084° 09.148
16R E 770242 N 3497074
Quick Description: Located in the sidewalk in front of the Chamber of Commerce on W. Broad Ave., Albany, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/25/2010 12:34:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM8XA4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:

Albany Lights - 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 tourist from throughout the state to see the new lighting system.

City of Albany

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: None

Date: None

Sponsor: City of Albany

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