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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Jerry Plemmons, November 10, 2000. Interview K-0506. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Electric power comes slowly to Madison County

Plemmons describes the gradual infiltration of electricity (thanks to Carolina Power and Light) into Madison County. Power arrived so slowly that it hardly revolutionized rural life, although Plemmons remembers the new convenience of cold milk in warm weather.

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Oral History Interview with Jerry Plemmons, November 10, 2000. Interview K-0506. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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