— Bud & Dorie Day Patriots' Trail —
Mistys who survived the War included two Air Force Chiefs of Staff, seven general officers, two astronauts, numerous industry CEOs, and the first man to fly around the world unrefueled in a light aircraft.
The courageous Mistys, with Col. Bud Day at the helm, pioneered
Erected 2015 by the City of Fort Walton Beach & Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 6.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism.
Location. 30° 25.013′ N, 86° 36.207′ W. Marker is in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker can be reached from Iowa Drive NE. Located along the trail just west of Iowa Dr. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Walton Beach FL 32548, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prisoner of War (within shouting distance of this marker); Dorie's POW Negotiations (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Class Action Lawsuit (about 600 feet away); Bud & Dorie Day Patriots' Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Preserving and Protecting the Mound (approx. 0.9 miles away); Story of the Fort Walton Temple Mound (approx. 0.9 miles away); Okaloosa County Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Walton (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Walton Beach.
Also see . . . Misty Unofficial History. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.