Jenny Moore

93-Year Old Man Sells Personal Collection of 30 Gigantic Windmills to Create a Local Theme Park

by , 10/03/12

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. windmill park, windmill theme park, Vollis Simpson, Whirligig Park, wind power

Vollis Simpson has been fascinated with wind power since he rigged a wind-powered washing machine on Saipan during World War II. When he settled back home in North Carolina after the war, Simpson turned his passion for wind power into a full-fledged hobby. Now 93, Simpson is passing on his personal collection of 30 gigantic windmills to a community partnership that is building the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in historic downtown Wilson, North Carolina.

+ Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

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