Near Gibbon in Buffalo County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In Honor of D. E. "Mac" McGregor
D. E. "Mac" McGregor
whose ideas brought about
this park and this windmill
Erected 1980 by Gibbon Chamber of Commerce.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
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. Nebraska Centre - Boyd Ranche (approx. 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 . . . "More than 130 years of windmills at Dempster Industries," JournalStar article (2011). (Submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.