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Near South Range in Douglas County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Davidson Windmill

 
 
Davidson Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 13, 2014
1. Davidson Windmill Marker
Inscription. Built by Finnish immigrant and homesteader, Jacob (Tapola) Davidson, it served Old-Brule and Lakeside in the South Shore region from 1904 to 1926. Constructed of native materials, it was used for milling locally grown grains for both animal and human consumption.
 
Erected 2001 by Old-Brule Heritage Society.
 
Location. 46° 38.977′ N, 91° 54.318′ W. Marker is near South Range, Wisconsin, in Douglas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Highway 13 and Old Highway 13, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Range WI 54874, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northwest Portal of Wisconsin (approx. 4.6 miles away); Lake Superior (approx. 4.8 miles away); Burial Ground of the Fond du Lac Band (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Superior Entry (approx. 6.5 miles away); Burlington Northern Ore Docks (approx. 6.6 miles away); Major "Dick" Bong (approx. 6.6 miles away); Major Richard Ira Bong (approx. 6.8 miles away); Old Stockade Site (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Old Brule Heritage Society. (Submitted on August 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Davidson Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 13, 2014
2. Davidson Windmill Marker

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Davidson Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 13, 2014
3. Davidson Windmill Marker
Adjoining buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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