East Farmingdale in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
World War II
The men and women of
Republic Aviation built
9,087 P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters in E. Farmingdale
for the USAAF: 1941-1945
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Industry & Commerce • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 40° 44.443′ N, 73° 24.93′ W. Marker is in East Farmingdale, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Conklin Street and Fairchild Loop on Conklin Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmingdale NY 11735, 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. SUNY Farmingdale (approx. 0.9 miles away); Suffolk County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Abigail E. Leonard (approx. 1.1 miles away); Farmingdale War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Farmingdale World War II Memorial (approx. Farmingdale Korea and Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Farmingdale Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Farmingdale Honor Roll World War 1917-1918 (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Farmingdale.
Also see . . . Republic Aviation (Wikipedia). "The Republic Aviation Corporation was an American aircraft manufacturer based in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. Originally known as the Seversky Aircraft Company, the company was responsible for the design and production of many important military aircraft, including its most famous products: World War II's P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, the F-84 Thunderjet and F-105 Thunderchief jet fighters, as well as the A-10 Thunderbolt II close-support aircraft." (Submitted on March 9, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.