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Buxton in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Billy Mitchell

 
 
Billy Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles O. Frazier, June 27, 2009
1. Billy Mitchell Marker
Inscription.  Brigadier general of the Army Air Service, demonstrated air power by bombing battleships off coast, Sept. 5, 1923. Landing field was here.
 
Erected 2005 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number B32.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 35° 16.16′ N, 75° 31.141′ W. Marker is in Buxton, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is on State Highway 12, on the right when traveling south. Located 200 yards north of the Buxton, NC village line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buxton NC 27920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Radio Milestone (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Monitor (approx. ¼ mile away); Diamond Shoals (approx. ¼ mile away); Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Life at the Light (approx. 1.4 miles away); Paukenschlag (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mitchell Demonstrates Air Power
Billy Mitchell and Radio Milestone Markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 23, 2009
2. Billy Mitchell and Radio Milestone Markers
(approx. 6.4 miles away); Island Veterans of the Civil War / America's 1st Amphibious Assault of the Civil War (approx. 9½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buxton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2009, by Charles O. Frazier of Williamsburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 28, 2009, by Charles O. Frazier of Williamsburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on July 1, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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