Cape Canaveral in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
The first missile launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 1950. Space exploration and missile testing still keep the station active.
The Air Force operates the historic 1868 Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. Tour the Air Force Space and Missile Museum, launch complexes and the lighthouse to find out more.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
Location. 28° 24.383′ N, 80° 37.051′ W. Marker is in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from Dave Nisbet Drive 0.2 miles north of George King Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located on the 7th floor observation deck of the Exploration Tower of Port Canaveral. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 670 Dave Nisbet Drive, Cape Canaveral FL 32920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Downtown Titusville (here, next to this marker); Cruise In, Cruise Out (a few steps from this marker); To and From the Banana River (a few steps from this marker); Military at Work in the Port (a few steps "We Have Liftoff" (a few steps from this marker); From Village to Mega-Port (a few steps from this marker); Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Canaveral.
Also see . . .
1. Patrick Space Force Base. (Submitted on January 11, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral. (Submitted on January 11, 2021.)
3. Cape Canaveral Lighthouse & Space Flight Exploration Tours. (Submitted on January 11, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.