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West Mifflin in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Windmill

National Historic District

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
1. The Windmill Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1921 on an island in the lagoon, (main show area now), the Windmill was moved here in 1940. It was copied from a similar attraction in Coney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Windmill is included in an oil painting by the famous primitive style artist, John Kane-"Scottish Day at Kennywood". The painting is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
 
Location. 40° 23.201′ N, 79° 51.84′ W. Marker is in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Kennywood Boulevard. Marker is on the grounds of Kennywood, an amusement park operating seasonally since 1898. Admission fee required. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin PA 15122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Was Here (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Stephen McSwigan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pagoda (about 500 feet away); Frederick Ingersoll (about 500 feet away); Kennywood Park

The Windmill and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
2. The Windmill and Marker
(about 600 feet away); The Kenny Fountain (about 600 feet away); Braddock’s Crossing (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Braddock's Crossing (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Mifflin.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Kane - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Kennywood. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Kennywood - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
The Windmill and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
3. The Windmill and Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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