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B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber Memorial

Plattsburgh Air Force Base

 
 
B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2003
1. B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber Memorial Marker
Inscription. This B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber stands as a lasting memorial to the valiant men who flew and supported B-47íS from March 21, 1956 to December 14, 1965, while they were assigned to Plattsburgh Air Force Base.

This monument has been presented by the citizens of Plattsburgh as evidence of the spirit of cooperation and mutual trust which has existed between the base and the Plattsburgh, New York area since the inception of Plattsburgh Air Force Base.

Presented to Col. Wallace Wall, Jr. and the personnel presently and heretofore assigned to Plattsburgh Air Force Base on March 21, 1966, the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of the Strategic Air Command.
 
Location. 44° 40.888′ N, 73° 26.825′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of New York Road and US Avenue (US 9) on New York Road. Click for map. The marker is located on the grounds of Plattsburgh Air Force Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. FB-111A Strategic Bomber (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 24 Pounder Cannon

B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2003
2. B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber Memorial
(about 400 feet away); Headquarters Plattsburgh Barracks (about 500 feet away); Troop Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Afghanistan and Iraq/ Plattsburgh Barracks Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Post Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 106 times since then. 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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