Athens in Clarke County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Flight in Georgia
Site of Ben Epps’ Garage
Erected 2007 by Georgia Historical Society, Athens-Clarke County Government Aviation Hall of Fame, and the Epps Cousins Club. (Marker Number 29-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.533′ N, 83° 22.617′ W. Marker is in Athens, Georgia, in Clarke County. Marker is on E. Washington Street 0 miles east of North Lumpkin Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 E. Washington Street, Athens GA 30601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The Athens Double-Barrelled Cannon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Moses Waddel (about 500 feet away); The Stoneman Raid (about 600 feet away); University of Georgia (about 700 feet away); The Red and Black (about 800 feet away); Holmes/Hunter Academic Building (about 800 feet away); Louis H. Persley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarke County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another marker about Ben Epps.
Also see . . . Ben Epps (1888-1937). A biography hosted by the New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on October 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
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