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Ilion in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Challenger Memorial

 
 
Challenger Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 28, 2019
1. Challenger Memorial
Inscription.  
To the memory of those
who placed country above self.
January 28, 1986

Francis R. Scobee
Michael J. Smith
Ellison S. Onizuka
Judith A. Resnik
Ronald E. McNair
Gregory B. Jarvis
S. Christa McAuliffe
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceDisasters.
 
Location. 43° 1.122′ N, 75° 2.553′ W. Marker is in Ilion, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ilion NY 13357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ilion Great War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ilon Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Wohleben House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Trail of Scout (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mohawk’s First Fire Station (approx. 2 miles away); Mohawk’s First Public School (approx. 2 miles away); F.E. Spinner Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); Balloon Farm (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Challenger Memorial. Gregory Jarvis
Challenger Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 28, 2019
2. Challenger Memorial
was from the Mokawk/Ilion area.
 
Also see . . .  Challenger Flight. (Submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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