Reno in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Site of Reno Air Mail Field
Reno Air Mail Field
United States Post Office Dept.
Air Mail Service
The First Scheduled Mail – Plane
September 9, 1920
Erected by Air Mail Pioneers Inc.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Communications • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list.
Location. 39° 29.889′ N, 119° 48.766′ W. Marker is in Reno, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on Plumas St, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reno NV 89509, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moana Springs (approx. 0.8 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Historical Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Junction House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Emigrant Trail--Truckee River Route (approx. 1.4 Lake Mansion (approx. 1.7 miles away); Major General Jesse Lee Reno (approx. 1.8 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial 1898-1899 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Washoe County World War II Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reno.
Also see . . . Reno Blanch Field (former Reno Air Mail Field). A weblink that provides information on Reno Blanch Field the former home to the Reno Air Field and includes historical photos and maps of the area. (Submitted on February 5, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.