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Gibsonburg in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lockhead T-33A "Shooting Star"

 
 
Lockhead T-33A "Shooting Star" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 5, 2021
1. Lockhead T-33A "Shooting Star" Marker
Inscription.  
The aircraft on display is a Lockheed T-33A "Shooting Star", Serial Number 51-16988, painted and marked to depict being assigned to the 180th fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, at the Toledo Express Airport during the mid 1950's.

This T-33 is on loan from the Museum of the United States Air Force

Procurement: Mayor Edward Herman, Jr.
Communications: James Rusher
Design: James Havens

Disassembly & Transportation
Dennis Bixby • Micheal Bixby • Diane Darling • Edward Herman, Jr.

Fund Raising
Paul Helle • Edward Herman, Jr. • James L. Tille • Jeremy L. Holcomb • Dee Herman • Paulcia King • Andrew Dean

Reassembly & Restoration
Margaret Halle • Paul Helle • Jim Helle • Don Jett • Dennis Bixby • Tom Tille • Mike Tille • Tom Younker

Installation & Erection
James Havens • Antonio Picduto • Mark Kirson • Mid-Ohio Lime • Scott Heilman

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceMilitary.
 
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41° 23.209′ N, 83° 19.156′ W. Marker is in Gibsonburg, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker is on East Stone Street just west of Hurlbet Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gibsonburg OH 43431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On September 11, 1941, Ground Breaking Started On The Pentagon. Exactly 60 Years Later… (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bent And Twisted Metal Before You (within shouting distance of this marker); Gibsonburg Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Watching Over Them (within shouting distance of this marker); Survivor Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); The Village Of Gibsonburg Welcoms You To Williams Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory Of Sandusky County's POWs (about 500 feet away); Dedicated To All Submariners (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gibsonburg.
 
Lockhead T-33A "Shooting Star" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 5, 2021
2. Lockhead T-33A "Shooting Star" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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