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Near Gibbon in Buffalo County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

In Honor of D. E. "Mac" McGregor

 
 
D. E. "Mac" McGregor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
1. D. E. "Mac" McGregor Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of
D. E. "Mac" McGregor
whose ideas brought about
this park and this windmill

 
Erected 1980 by Gibbon Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 42.406′ N, 98° 50.677′ W. Marker is near Gibbon, Nebraska, in Buffalo County. Marker is on Windmill State Recreation Road just west of Lowell Road (Nebraska Route 10C), on the right when traveling east. Marker is near the Camper Registration building at Windmill State Recreation Area, about 0.4 miles north of I-80 Exit 285. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2552 Lowell Road, Gibbon NE 68840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gibbon (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Gibbon (approx. 2.8 miles away); First Buffalo County Court House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Memorial Tree (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Soldiers Free Homestead Colony (approx. 2.9 miles away); Nebraska Centre - Boyd Ranche (approx.
Dempster Windmill at Windmill State Recreation Area image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
2. Dempster Windmill at Windmill State Recreation Area
2.9 miles away); The Burlington & Missouri River Railroad (approx. 7.1 miles away); Joseph E. Johnson and the Huntsman’s Echo (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gibbon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Windmill State Recreation Area NE. (Submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "More than 130 years of windmills at Dempster Industries," JournalStar article (2011). (Submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Wind Power Development: Part 1 - Early History Through 1875. (Submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational Areas
 
Windmill State Recreation Area Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
3. Windmill State Recreation Area Entrance Sign
Dempster Windmill at Windmill State Recreation Area image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
4. Dempster Windmill at Windmill State Recreation Area
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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