Athens in Clarke County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Flight in Georgia
Site of Ben Epps’ Garage
Erected 2007 by Georgia Historical Society, Athens-Clarke County Government Aviation Hall of Fame, and the Epps Cousins Club. (Marker Number 29-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.533′ N, 83° 22.617′ W. Marker is in Athens, Georgia, in Clarke County. Marker is on E. Washington Street 0 miles east of North Lumpkin Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 E. Washington Street, Athens GA 30601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The Athens Double-Barrelled Cannon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Moses Waddel (about 500 feet away); The Stoneman Raid (about 600 feet away); University of Georgia (about 700 feet away); The Red and Black (about 800 feet away); Holmes/Hunter Academic Building (about 800 feet away); Louis H. Persley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarke County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another marker about Ben Epps.
Also see . . . Ben Epps (1888-1937). A biography hosted by the New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on October 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 25, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on May 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.