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Massey in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Antonov AN-2

Donated in memory of Kate Macario, Malvern, PA to the Massey Air Museum

 
 
Antonov AN-2 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 2, 2022
1. Antonov AN-2 Marker
Inscription.  Mike Macario purchased the An-2 from the Air Mobility Command (AMC) Museum, Dover, DE and donated it to the Massey Museum in the name of his mother, Katherine (Kate) Macario. Longtime friend of Massey Aerodrome, Kate Macario passed away on September 6, 2019. Kate regularly flew to our fly-Ins in her Cessna 195 and was a pioneer with the 99's. The AMC Museum determined that a Russian plane didn't belong in their collection and was going to dispose of it, Mike saved it from very likely being scrapped! We moved it from Dover to Massey on Feb. 24, 2020.
 
Erected 2020 by Massey Air Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, ColdWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is September 6, 2019.
 
Location. 39° 18.176′ N, 75° 48.109′ W. Marker is in Massey, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on Maryland Line Road (Maryland Route 330) 1.6 miles east of Galena Road (Maryland Route 313), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33541 Maryland Line Rd, Massey MD 21650, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meet our AN-2 (here, next to this marker); 1937 Douglas DC-3 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chance-Vought F4U-1 Corsair (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Mason-Dixon Line Crownstone (approx. 3.9 miles away); Site of Blackiston Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away in Delaware); Downs’ Cross Roads (approx. 4.9 miles away); Mistress Kitty Knight (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Massey.
 
Antonov AN-2 Display image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 2, 2022
2. Antonov AN-2 Display
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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