Red Hook in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
National Aeromodeling Historic Landmark
Recognized and Dedicated by the
Academy of Model Aeronautics
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome (ORA)
In 1967, the Mid-Hudson Radio Control Society, with support from ORA and AMA, sponsored the first WWI Jamboree – the first such event devoted exclusively to WWI models. The annual Jamboree attracts modelers from around the world, drawing in excess of 8000 spectators at its peak.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical date for this entry is September 10, 2016.
Location. 41° 58.188′ N, 73° 51.837′ W. Marker is in Red Hook, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker can be reached from Norton Road near Stone Church Road, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Norton Road, Red Hook NY 12571, 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. James S. Hare (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Margaret's (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Rhinebeck (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hendricks House (approx. 1.8 miles away); “Historic Diner” (approx. 1.9 miles away); Elmendorph Inn (approx. 2 miles away); David Van Ness (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hudson River National Historic Landmark District (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Hook.
Also see . . .
1. Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. (Submitted on September 8, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 8, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.