El Monte in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Frederick G. Exner Memorial Windmill
Erected February 17, 2000
Historical Artifact to Compliment the Osmund House Facility
This "The Aermotor Company" windmill was first erected in Gore, North Dakota, in April 1916, and served as a sole source for water production until approximately 1995, at which time Fred Exner purchased it for the El Monte Historical Society. This windmill functions today as it did in the early days of the 20th Century
Mayor - Rachel Montes • Vice Mayor - Jack Thurston • Councilman - Art Barrios • Councilman - Dr. Tony Fellow • Councilwoman - Bonnie Jimenez
City Manager - Harold O. Johanson • Asst. City Manager - Juan D. Mireles • Director, Parks, Rec. & Transp. - David R. Waterman
Superintendent, Public Works Main. Div. - Gregory L. Hall • Manager, Parks, Rec. & Trans - Michael D. Shively
Carl Wilson Ken Clark Donna Crippen
Windmill renovation performed by the Public Works Maintenance Division and and Parks, Recreation and Transportation Personnel.
Erected 2000 by El Monte Historical Society.
Location. 34° 4.472′ N, 118° 2.508′ W. Marker is in El Monte, California Touch for map. The marker and windmill are located at the Santa Fe Trail Historical Park on the southwest corner. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3675 Santa Anita Avenue, El Monte CA 91731, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Monte (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Spanish Trail (approx. 4 miles away); San Gabriel Mission (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named San Gabriel Mission (approx. 4 miles away); 1776 Overland Immigration Expedition (approx. 4 miles away); Mission San Gabriel Archangel / El Camino Real Door (approx. 4 miles away); Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista De Anza (approx. 4 miles away); Joseph Chapman’s Millrace (approx. 4 miles away).
Categories. • Man-Made Features •
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