Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 74-25.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans Air & Space • Civil Rights • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman, the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection, and the Tuskegee Airmen series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1946.
Location. 39° 49.057′ N, 82° 56.13′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Johns Circle, on the left when traveling east. The marker is in walkway between parking lot and passenger terminal of Rickenbacker International Airport. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2241 Johns Circle, Columbus OH 43217, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Eddie Rickenbacker (here, next to this marker); F-100D "Super Sabre" (approx. 0.6 miles away); F-84F "Thunderstreak" (approx. 0.6 miles away); A-7D "Corsair II" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Lockbourne (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ohio-Erie Canal and Locks / The Columbus Feeder Canal (approx. Ohio-Erie Canal and Locks / The Columbus Feeder Canal (approx. 2 miles away); Lockbourne Veterans' Memorial (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
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Also see . . . Tuskegee Airmen. (Submitted on October 15, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,949 times since then and 71 times this year. Last updated on May 14, 2021, by Grant & Mary Ann Fish of Galloway, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3, 4. submitted on June 27, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on October 10, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.