Venice in Sarasota County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
337th Army Air Field Base
On June 10, 1947, by Quit Claim Deed from the United States of America to the City of Venice under provisions of the Surplus Property Act of 1944, the City was designated as sponsor to operate the facility.
Erected 1992 by the Venice Aviation Society, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military Notable Places • War, World II.
Location. 27° 4.689′ N, 82° 26.469′ W. Marker is in Venice, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is on Airport Avenue East west of Cooper Street, on the right when traveling east. This historical marker is located on the northern edge of the Venice Airport, just outside of the chain link fence that surrounds the airstrip, and at the edge of the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 262 Airport Avenue East, Venice FL 34285, 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. Venice Army Air Base (here, next to this marker); The Circus in Venice (approx. half a mile away); Venezia Park (approx. one mile away); The Venice-Nokomis Bank (approx. 1.3 miles away); Triangle Inn (approx. 1.3 miles away); Eagle Point Bell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fred Albee Municipal Airport (approx. 1.4 miles away); Venice Apartment District (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Venice.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 919 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.