April 18, 2008

The Green Switch Celebration is held in Rock Port, Missouri. The small town on the windswept plains of northwest Missouri became the first community in Missouri to generate 100 percent of its electricity from wind power.

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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