East Aurora in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Republic F-84 entered service in 1947 and was withdrawn from service in 1971. It became the Air Force's primary strike aircraft during the Korean War, flying 86,408 missions
It was the first aircraft to fly with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds from 1953 until 1956.
This F-84F 25-RE (S/N 51-1748) swept wing version entered service in 1954.
Erected by American Legion Post 362, VFW Post 205.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Korean. A significant historical year for this entry is 1947.
Location. 42° 45.459′ N, 78° 37.413′ W. Marker is in East Aurora, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Legion Drive and Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Aurora NY 14052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to Those Who Served (within shouting distance of this marker); UH-1 Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dedicated to Those Who Served (within shouting distance of this marker); Baker Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Middle Road (approx. ¾ mile away); The Roycroft Shops (approx. ¾ mile away); Elbert Hubbard / Michelangelo (approx. ¾ mile away); Millard Fillmore House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Aurora.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.