Williamsburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Balloon Flight in Virginia
Erected 1991 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-40.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1942.
Location. 37° 16.437′ N, 76° 42.791′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Road and Stadium Drive, on the right when traveling east on Richmond Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23186, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named First Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); College CampAlumni of the College of William and Mary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Priorities of the College of William and Mary (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Christopher Wren Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Gallia Nati Mortui in Virginia (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sir Christopher Wren Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 880 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.