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Buxton in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Billy Mitchell

 
 
Billy Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles O. Frazier, June 27, 2009
1. Billy Mitchell Marker
Inscription. Brigadier general of the Army Air Service, demonstrated air power by bombing battleships off coast, Sept. 5, 1923. Landing field was here.
 
Erected 2005 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number B32.)
 
Location. 35° 16.16′ N, 75° 31.141′ W. Marker is in Buxton, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is on State Highway 12, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located 200 yards north of the Buxton, NC village line. Marker is in this post office area: Buxton NC 27920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Radio Milestone (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Monitor (approx. mile away); Diamond Shoals (approx. mile away); Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Life at the Light (approx. 1.4 miles away); Paukenschlag (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mitchell Demonstrates Air Power (approx. 6.4 miles away); America's 1st Attempt at Civil War Reunification (approx. 10.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buxton.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceNotable Persons
 
Billy Mitchell and Radio Milestone Markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 23, 2009
2. Billy Mitchell and Radio Milestone Markers
 
 
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