Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Capt. Anthony J. Synodinos & 1st Lt. Edward G. Conrad,
Civil Air Patrol
Capt. Anthony J. Synodinos, CAP
Chaplain (1 Lt.) Edward G. Conrad, CAP
They died April 6, 1954, in an airplane crash off this point while performing a search and rescue mission. Service like theirs with thoughts more for others than themselves will lead to a far better world to live in.
Original plaque dedicated by the Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol, 1960
New plaque dedicated by Harford Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary.
Relocated April 3, 2004, commemorating the 50th anniversary of their heroism in flight.
[Seals of: the Civil Air Patrol - USAF Auxiliary and the Harford Composite Squadron - MD008]
Erected 2004 by Harford Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary.
Location. 39° 32.308′ N, 76° 5.372′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Commerce Street and So. Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Millard Tydings Memorial Park at the Havre de Grace War Memorial, directly south of the Commerce/Washington Street intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Havre de Grace War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway (within shouting distance of this marker); Enjoy the Havre de Grace Promenade (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Base (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); State of Readiness (about 300 feet away); Invasion at Dawn (about 600 feet away); Luxury on the Bay (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lure of the Chesapeake (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
Also see . . . CAP Maryland Wing: 50th Anniversary Marker Re-dedication ..., 2004. (Submitted on October 12, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Heroes •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 841 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.