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Near Covell in McLean County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Charles Lindbergh Crash Site

 
 
Charles Lindbergh Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
1. Charles Lindbergh Crash Site Marker
Inscription.   On a regular mail flight November 3, 1926, Charles A. Lindbergh parachuted near Covell, Illinois. His plane landed on the Charles Thompson farm, 500’ south of this marker.
 
Erected 1977 by The Corn Belt Philatelic Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceCommunicationsDisasters. A significant historical date for this entry is November 3, 1926.
 
Location. 40° 25.728′ N, 89° 6.163′ W. Marker is near Covell, Illinois, in McLean County. Marker is on East 1000 North Road east of County Route 825, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8673 E 1000 North Rd, Bloomington IL 61704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isaac Funk (approx. 4.8 miles away); Bloomington-Normal, Illinois (approx. 4.8 miles away); Having a Picnic / A Transportation Corridor (approx. 4.8 miles away); Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup, Funks Grove, Illinois (approx. 5 miles away); Dome (approx. 5.8 miles
Charles Lindbergh Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
2. Charles Lindbergh Crash Site Marker
Marker is on a short brick cairn
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away); Miller Park's Segregated Beaches (approx. 5.9 miles away); Train Whistle Monument (approx. 6 miles away); Rhodes Mill Stones (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Charles Lindbergh Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
3. Charles Lindbergh Crash Site Marker
Looking east on County Road 1000. Marker is on private property and there is a short driveway you can pull into to view the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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