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Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base

 
 
Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
1. Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base Marker
Inscription. U.S. Army Air Force glider base, 1942-45. Trained units active in D-Day assault, June 6, 1944. Field 3 mi. N.
 
Erected 2008 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-63.)
 
Location. 34° 44.681′ N, 79° 22.18′ W. Marker is in Maxton, North Carolina, in Robeson County. Marker is at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Highway (U.S. 74) and Airport Road on Martin Luther King Jr. Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maxton NC 28364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carolina College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stewartsville Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stewart-Hawley-Malloy House (approx. 2.7 miles away); World War II Glider Pilots (approx. 3.6 miles away); Angus W. McLean (approx. 3.7 miles away); Floral College (approx. 3.8 miles away); Scotland County Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Quackenbush (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Maxton.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on June 9, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
2. Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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