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Johnsville Naval Air Development Center

 
 
Johnsville Naval Air Development Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
1. Johnsville Naval Air Development Center Marker
Inscription. This site was acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War II from the Brewster Aircraft Corporation; it served as a strategic locale for weapons development and testing of modern aircraft. Later, it was a training facility for America's Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 11.577′ N, 75° 4.519′ W. Marker is in Warminster, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on East Street Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warminster PA 18974, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warminster Community Park-Sandpiper (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of the Crooked Billet (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crooked Billet (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Crooked Billet (approx. 1.5 miles away); John Fitch's Steamboat (approx. 1.6 miles away); Log College (approx. 2 miles away); Hatboro World War I Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Union Library (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Warminster.
 
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Johnsville Naval Air Development Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
2. Johnsville Naval Air Development Center Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 4 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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