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Canastota in Madison County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Amelia Earhart

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 21, 2017
1. Amelia Earhart Marker
Inscription.  Former site of Canastota Municipal Airport 1928-1989 Dedicated by Amelia Earhart August 28,1928
 
Erected 2006 by Village of Canastota.
 
Location. 43° 4.091′ N, 75° 45.93′ W. Marker is in Canastota, New York, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 5 and Dominic Bruno Blvd, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 5. The marker dedication was held on August 28, 2006. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canastota NY 13032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lenox Anti-Slavery Society (approx. half a mile away); Quality Hill Green (approx. half a mile away); Milton Delano (approx. mile away); Great Auto Race (approx. one mile away); Lewis Adamo (approx. one mile away); Bruce Opera House (approx. one mile away); Enlarging the Erie Canal (approx. one mile away); Reuben Perkins (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canastota.
 
Regarding Amelia Earhart. There was an estimated crowd of 25,000 visitors gathered when Amelia Earhart dedicated and
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By Bob, April 16, 2015
2. Amelia Earhart Marker
officially opened the Canastota Municipal Airport on August 28, 1928 in the Village of Canastota, New York. Also at the airport that day Pearl and Gilbert Steadman were one of two couples that were married in an airplane while flying 2,000 feet above the ground. Amelia Earhart supplied the Fairchild six-seater used for the two weddings.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 21, 2017
3. Amelia Earhart Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2015, by Bob of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   2. submitted on April 16, 2015, by Bob of Syracuse, New York.   3. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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