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Near Gibbon in Buffalo County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

D. E. “Mac” McGregor

In Honor Of

 
 
D. E. "Mac" McGregor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
1. D. E. "Mac" McGregor Marker
Inscription.

whose ideas brought about
this park and this windmill

 
Erected 1980 by Gibbon Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 42.406′ N, 98° 50.677′ W. Marker is near Gibbon, Nebraska, in Buffalo County. Touch for map. Marker is near the Camper Registration building at Windmill State Recreation Area, off Lowell Road (Nebraska Route 10C), about 0.4 mile north of I-80 Exit 285. Marker is in this post office area: Gibbon NE 68840, United States of America.
 
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. 2.9 miles away); Nebraska Centre - Boyd Ranche (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Burlington & Missouri River Railroad (approx. 7.1 miles away); Joseph E. Johnson and the Huntsmanís Echo (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gibbon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Windmill State Recreation Area NE. (Submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "More than 130 years of windmills at Dempster Industries," JournalStar article (2011)
Dempster Windmill at Windmill State Recreation Area image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
2. Dempster Windmill at Windmill State Recreation Area
. (Submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Wind Power Development: Part 1 - Early History Through 1875. (Submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Windmill State Recreation Area Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
3. Windmill State Recreation Area Entrance Sign
Dempster Windmill at Windmill State Recreation Area image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
4. Dempster Windmill at Windmill State Recreation Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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