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Millville in Cumberland County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Millville Airport

 
 
Millville Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
1. Millville Airport Marker
Inscription.  
[Left plaque:]
Millville Airport
50th Anniversary Aug. 2, 1991
"America's First Defense Airport"
Honored by the members
of the
Millville Army Air Field Museum

[Center plaque:]
Millville Airport
Dedicated
1941
to
American Defense
and the
Advancement of Aviation
by the
Millville Flying Club
and the
Millville City Commission
Mayor - Raymond E. Goodwin
Clarence H. Reeves
Augustus M. Ladow Ex Mayor
Howard Zimmerman
Russell S. Carew
Lewis R. Hogan Ex-Comm.
Newton B. Wade City Engineer
C. T. Burket General Contractor
Constructed for C. A. A.
by
U.S. Army Engineers

[Right plaque:]
75th Anniversary - Aug. 2, 2016
Millville Airport
America's First Defense Airport
Honoring the 10,000 servicemen
who trained at Millville 1941-45

 
Erected by Millville Army
Millville Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
2. Millville Airport Marker
Air Field Museum.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceMilitaryWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 22.32′ N, 75° 4.354′ W. Marker is in Millville, New Jersey, in Cumberland County. Memorial is on Leddon Street just west of Peterson Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Leddon St, Millville NJ 08332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Army Air Force WWII Headquarters Building (here, next to this marker); Original Army Air Force WWII Gunnery School Administration Building (a few steps from this marker); 135th AAF Base Unit (a few steps from this marker); Original Army Air Force WWII Pilot Ready-Dayroom Building (a few steps from this marker); A-4F Skyhawk (within shouting distance of this marker); C-23 Sherpa (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Link Trainer Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gunnery Practice Over The Atlantic (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millville.
 
Millville Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
3. Millville Airport Marker
Millville Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
4. Millville Airport Marker
Nearby signage image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
5. Nearby signage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   5. submitted on July 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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