April 18, 2008: The community of Rock Port held the Green Switch Celebration on this date to celebrate becoming the first town in America to receive 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.