Harry Clark Karsner (1914-1971) / Karsner Air Field
Harry Clark Karsner (1914-1971). Served Owen Court as a magistrate, the director of First Farmers Bank, Owen County Board of Education, deacon Old Cedar Baptist Church, and served as state Aeronautics Commissioner. He flew his "Gospel Plane", broadcasting recorded sermons Over Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio.
Karsner Air Field.
Site of Karsner Air Field, built
Owner & operator,
Harry Clark Karsner,
brought aviation to Owen County.
A neon sign on Karsner's 4-plane
hangar proclaimed: Christ is the
Answer. He took this message to
from the air.
Erected 2012 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 2374.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Churches & Religion • Communications • Education. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 23.817′ N, 84° 51′
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Samuel Sanders (approx. 1.9 miles away); Gen. Washington's Guard (approx. 1.9 miles away); Vice Admiral William A. “Mose” Lee Jr. (approx. 9.7 miles away); Lindsay's Station (approx. 10.9 miles away); Switzer Covered Bridge (approx. 11.1 miles away); Stonetown (approx. 12.2 miles away); Buffalo Springs (approx. 12.4 miles away); Stamping Ground (approx. 12.4 miles away).
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