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Boeing Field

 
 
Boeing Field Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee C, September 6, 2019
1. Boeing Field Dedication Marker
Inscription.  
Acquired By the People of King County, State of Washington, for the Purpose of Promoting Aeronautics, and Named in Honor of

William Edward Boeing,

Whose Intelligent, Active, and Long Continued Interest in All That Concerns and Advances the Science of Aeronautics Merits and Receives the Public Gratitude.

Dedicated the 26th Day of
July, 1928.

Board of County Commissioners:
J.M. Sparkman, WM. Brown, Frank H. Pavl.
Citizen’s Committee:
Robert S. Boyns, W. L. Rhodes Thomas D. Stimson, Nathan Eckstein Philip G. Johnson.

 
Erected 1928 by Seattle Chapter, National Aeronautic Association, and Seattle Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 47° 32.227′ N, 122° 18.207′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker can be reached from King County Airport Access Road. Located in the parking lot of the King County Airport administration/terminal building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7259 King County Airport Access Road, Seattle WA 98108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker
Boeing Field Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
October 10, 2019
2. Boeing Field Marker - wide view
The Boeing Field marker is set in a small island in the middle of the parking lot, directly in front of the entrance to the terminal. In addition to this marker, there is also a re-dedication marker and two historical markers related to the Mapel family.
, measured as the crow flies. Seattle's Pioneers - The Maples (here, next to this marker); Cannabis City - Seattle's First Pot Shop (approx. 3.1 miles away); Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park (approx. 3.2 miles away); Chinese American Soldiers Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Seattle Chinatown Gate (approx. 4.4 miles away); King Street Station (approx. 4.4 miles away); Union Station (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Goldsmith Building (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .  Boeing Field, Seattle's First Municipal Airport, is Dedicated on July 26, 1928. (Submitted on September 11, 2019, by Lee C of Orting, Washington.)
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Boeing Field Re-dedication Marker, commemorating the 50th anniversary image. Click for full size.
October 6, 2019
3. Boeing Field Re-dedication Marker, commemorating the 50th anniversary
Terminal Building as seen from the Boeing Field Marker image. Click for full size.
October 6, 2019
4. Terminal Building as seen from the Boeing Field Marker
"It's Boeing Field" image. Click for full size.
By Seattle Post Intelligencer Newspaper, July 1, 1928
5. "It's Boeing Field"
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by Lee C of Orting, Washington. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Lee C of Orting, Washington.   2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2019.   4. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   5. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Lee C of Orting, Washington. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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