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Macclenny in Baker County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Early Baker County Windmill

— Heritage Park Village —

 
 
Early Baker County Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 21, 2022
1. Early Baker County Windmill Marker
Inscription.  This water powered windmill, once a source of water supply for the Woodlawn Cemetery-Association, was constructed by A.B. Hart, a pioneer settler (1913) of Hart's Trail Ridge east of McClenny. Mr. Hart's name, followed by the original spelling of McClenny, is etched on a side railing of the windmill. Completely abandoned by the mid 1960s, it was purchased for $40 by local residents, G. W. 'Dub' and Edna Burnsed Sands who donated it to Heritage Park Village in 2009. Mrs. Sands is a fifth generation granddaughter of. James Burnsed first known resident of the Block House.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 30° 16.734′ N, 82° 8.074′ W. Marker is in Macclenny, Florida, in Baker County. Marker can be reached from South Lowder Street south of West Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker located within Heritage Park Village. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 S Lowder St, Macclenny FL 32063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burnsed Block House (here, next to this
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marker); Harold and Fay Mathews Milton (a few steps from this marker); Postmaster Walter Turner (within shouting distance of this marker); Ernest Harvey Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Olustree Memories (within shouting distance of this marker); Clyde Sands and Mamie Thrift (within shouting distance of this marker); Elisha Greene and Samuel Spearing (within shouting distance of this marker); Lula Thrift (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macclenny.
 
Also see . . .  Heritage Park Village. (Submitted on September 21, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Early Baker County Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 21, 2022
2. Early Baker County Windmill Marker
Early Baker County Windmill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 21, 2022
3. Early Baker County Windmill
Heritage Park Village entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 21, 2022
4. Heritage Park Village entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 21, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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