Vancouver in Clark County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
AIAA Historic Aerospace Site
Erected 2012 by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. In addition, it is included in the AIAA Historic Aerospace Sites series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 45° 37.453′ N, 122° 39.396′ W. Marker is in Vancouver, Washington, in Clark County. Marker is on 5th Street, 0.1 miles west of Reserve Street, on the left when traveling west. Located at the Pearson Air Museum. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlton Foster Bond (a few steps from this marker); Early Aviation History in Vancouver (a few steps from this marker); The Chkalov Transpolar Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); The Soviet Transpolar Flight of 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); The 321st Observation Squadron (1923-1941) (within shouting distance of this marker); Howard C. French / Alexander Pearson (within shouting distance of this marker); Whose Anchor? (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); U. S. Grant Memorial (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vancouver.
Also see . . .
1. Pearson Field and Pearson Air Museum. (Submitted on July 20, 2020.)
2. AIAA Historic Aerospace Sites. There were 58 plaques dedicated by AIAA between 2000 and 2013. Some have not been installed yet, including one for Tranquility Base - The Moon. (Submitted on November 19, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.