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Peoria in Peoria County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Peoria's First Airport

 
 
Peoria's First Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 23, 2020
1. Peoria's First Airport Marker
Inscription.  Near this marker, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his de Havilland biplane on the St. Louis Chicago mail run 1926-1927 prior to his transatlantic flight.
 
Erected by The Peoria Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceCommunications. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 40° 46.12′ N, 89° 35.546′ W. Marker is in Peoria, Illinois, in Peoria County. Marker is at the intersection of East High Point Road and East High Point Lane, on the left when traveling south on East High Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 E High Point Rd, Peoria IL 61614, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peoria, Illinois (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pimiteoui (approx. 2 miles away); Springdale Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 3.4 miles away); Springdale Cemetery & Mausoleum
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(approx. 3.7 miles away); Zeally Moss (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Zeally Moss (approx. 3.7 miles away); Camp Lyon (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peoria.
 
Peoria's First Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 23, 2020
2. Peoria's First Airport Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 169 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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