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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
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 1 other marker is within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delhi (approx. 14.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Shelterbelts - Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. (Submitted on January 25, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2011, by Christopher Suttle of Norman, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 1,210 times since then and 40 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.