Gehrke Windmill ParkEmil (1902-1980) and Veva Gehrke

Status

Relocated (incl. Museums)

Address

Grand Coulee, WA, us

Visiting Information

The remaining whirligigs/windmills were moved to North Dam Park at the corner of Grand Coulee Avenue and Spokane Boulevard.

About the Artist/Site

Built 850 whirligigs/windmills; 751 left at time of death. Some went to Seattle substation (Viewland-Hoffman), some to daughter. Approx. 151 at park. Made of found objects such as teacups, boots, gardening implements, plastic, etc. Veva painted them. Were made for enjoyment of children. Also: Sherry Markowitz, artist (Seattle) who worked on substation project.

The remaining whirligigs/windmills were moved to North Dam Park at the corner of Grand Coulee Avenue and Spokane Boulevard.

~SPACES Archives

Materials

cups, found objects, gardening implements, plastic

SPACES Archives Holdings

1 folder: clippings, correspondence, images

Map & Site Information


Grand Coulee, WA us
Latitude/Longitude: 47.932485 / -119.037988

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