Kenner in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
A main weapon used by the U.S. Navy and Marines during the Vietnam War. This lightweight attack plane broke the speed record at the time at 695 mph, and was in continuous production for 25 years, more than any other warplane.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Military.
Location. 29° 59.43′ N, 90° 14.617′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Minor Street near 18th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenner LA 70065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart (here, next to this marker); Restored Navy A-4 Skyhawk (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War U.S. Marine Corps (a few steps from this marker); Gulf War United States Air Force (a few steps from this marker); Korean War U.S. Navy Nurse Corps (a few steps from this marker); World War II U.S. Navy Seaman (a few steps from this marker); City Of Kenner Vietnam Moving Wall World War I U.S. Army Doughboy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenner.
More about this marker. Located in the Veterans Memorial Century of Sentries Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2018.