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Cherry Point

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2013
1. Cherry Point Marker
Inscription. U.S. Marine Corps Air Station activated 1941 as Cunningham Field for first USMC aviator A.A. Cunningham. MCAS Cherry Point since May 1942.
 
Erected 1992 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-68.)
 
Location. 34° 52.963′ N, 76° 54.025′ W. Marker is in Havelock, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Fontana Boulevard (State Highway 101) and Cunningham Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on Fontana Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havelock NC 28532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newport Barracks (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named Newport Barracks (approx. 7.7 miles away); Bogue Sound Blockhouse (approx. 10.9 miles away); Battle of New Bern (approx. 13.1 miles away); New Bern Battlefield Park (approx. 13.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of New Bern (approx. 13.3 miles away); SS Pevensey (approx. 13.7 miles away); N.C. State Highway Patrol (approx. 13.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. (Submitted on August 14, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Cherry Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2013
2. Cherry Point Marker

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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