Panhandle in Carson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Eclipse Windmill Patented 1867
Windmill indispensable factor in settlement plains of Texas. Eclipse Mill slow running, direct stroke, no gears. Used for over 40 years.
Windmill restored–ranchers Jim Williams, William Surratt Tower-Skaggs estate, Frank Sparks, Magic Circle Drilling Company.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
Location. 35° 20.773′ N, 101° 22.81′ W. Marker is in Panhandle, Texas, in Carson County. Marker can be reached from Elsie Avenue (State Highway 207) near East 5th Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the grounds of the Carson County Square House Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 503 Elsie Avenue, Panhandle TX 79068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Dugout (here, next to this marker); Texas Panhandle Pioneers: The Simms Brothers (a few steps from this marker); Temple Lea Houston Finch-Lord-Nelson and the Founding of Panhandle City (a few steps from this marker); The Square House (a few steps from this marker); Farm and Ranch Building (a few steps from this marker); Last Great Panhandle Cattle Drive to Montana (a few steps from this marker); Conway Community Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panhandle.
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