Near Willow in Greer County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
First Shelterbelt in the United States
Erected 1995 by Greer County Conservation District, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture-Forestry Service, Oklahoma Forestry Association, Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 219.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Environment. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list.
Location. 35° 1.762′ N, 99° 30.061′ W. Marker is near Willow, Oklahoma, in Greer County. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 283 and Road E1370, on the right when traveling north on Highway 283. Marker is located next to a great example of a windbreak. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Willow OK 73673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delhi (approx. 14.2 miles away); Peace on the Plains (approx. 15.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2011, by Christopher Suttle of Norman, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 1,258 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on January 19, 2011, by Christopher Suttle of Norman, Oklahoma. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.