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Bryn Athyn in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harold F. Pitcairn

 
 
Harold F. Pitcairn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. Harold F. Pitcairn Marker
Inscription. The noted aeronautical pioneer established his first flying field on this site in 1924. The 1930 Collier Trophy, an award for accomplishments in aviation, was presented to Pitcairn and his associates for developing the American autogiro, first introduced here.
 
Erected 1972 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 7.92′ N, 75° 3.501′ W. Marker is in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Tomlinson Road and Buck Road on Tomlinson Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bryn Athyn PA 19009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bryn Athyn Cathedral (approx. mile away); Willow Grove United Methodist Church, 1889 (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Fountain House Inn, 1717 (approx. 3 miles away); Memorial Hall, 1925 (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Red Lion Inn, 1776 (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Manor House, ca. 1719 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pennepack Baptist Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); a different marker also named Pennepack Baptist Church (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Air & SpaceScience & Medicine
 
Harold F. Pitcairn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Harold F. Pitcairn Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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