Wind Turbines Rock Port

April 18, 2008

The Green Switch Celebration was held on this day as Rock Port, MO became the first community in America to get all of its electricity from wind power.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.