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Port Deposit in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flight 605

 
 
Flight 605 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 4, 2011
1. Flight 605 Marker
Inscription. In memory of the passengers and crew that perished near here on Eastern Airlines Flight 605 May 30, 1947
 
Erected by Jeanette Nesbitt Hillyer and The Stewart Companies.
 
Location. 39° 36.857′ N, 76° 3.644′ W. Marker is in Port Deposit, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Principio Road 1.2 miles north of Blythedale Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Deposit MD 21904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Woodlawn Camp Meeting (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Chapel-of-Ease (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cummings Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); Brookland (approx. 2.2 miles away); “O! say can you see…” (approx. 2.8 miles away); Explore the Chesapeake (approx. 2.8 miles away); Maryland Women in Military Service Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); U. S. NTC Bainbridge (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Deposit.
 
Also see . . .
1. On Memorial Day 1947, Eastern Airlines Flight 605 Crashed Near Port Deposit. The cause of the crash still remains unknown. There were no flight recorders in 1947. (Submitted on November 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. Kin Attempt to Identify Air Victims - The Flightpath
Flight 605 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 4, 2011
2. Flight 605 Marker
. (Submitted on November 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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