Suwanee in Gwinnett County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Pilots were Captain Idon M. Hodge, Jr., 1st Lieutenant Samuel P. Dixon Jr., 1st Lieutenant Elwood C. Kent, and 2nd Lieutenant William A. Tennent.
Location. 34° 0.385′ N, 84° 3.668′ W. Marker is in Suwanee, Georgia, in Gwinnett County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Peachtree Road and Northlake Drive, on the right when traveling east on Old Peachtree Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 702 Old Peachtree Road, Suwanee GA 30024, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Suwanee, Georgia 9/11 Memorial (approx. 3.5 miles away); Peachtree Road (approx. 4.3 miles away); Home of Alice Harrell Strickland - Georgia's First Woman Mayor (approx. 4.5 miles away); Richard Dickinson Winn (approx. 5 miles away); In Tribute to Ezzard Charles (approx. 5.3 miles away); Confederate Veterans of Gwinnett County, Georgia (approx. 5.4 miles away); Memorial to the Fallen of 1836 (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Home of Major William E. Simmons (approx. 5.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Four Down on Old Peachtree Road. A book has been written about this tragedy. The author, Mr. Ben Cole, is a local (Suwanee, GA) aviation enthusiast and amateur historian. Along with this book, Cole raised $2,000 needed to erect this marker on Old Peachtree Road in time for the crash’s 50th anniversary in December 2003.” (Submitted on July 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space •
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