Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bell Bomber (B-29) Plant
1943 - 1946
Erected 2010 by Cobb County Community Development Agency
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Industry & Commerce • War, Korean • War, World II.
Location. 33° 56.15′ N, 84° 31.967′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of South Cobb Drive (Georgia Route 280) and South Fairground Street SE, on the right when traveling east on South Cobb Drive. The marker stands at the main entrance to the Lockheed Martin Marietta plant. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 86 South Cobb Drive, Marietta GA 30060, 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. The Bell Bomber Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Phagan (approx. one mile away); Lady in Black (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rev. Thomas Milton Allen (approx. 1.1 miles away); William Root (approx. 1.1 miles away); This Little Cannon (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rest well, Miss Mattie (approx. 1.1 miles away); S. V. Sanford (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Regarding Bell Bomber (B-29) Plant. Since the plant's reopening in 1951, it has produced a wide variety of aircraft, including the C-141, the C-5, the C-130 (still in production), the F-22, and currently components
Also see . . . Bell Bomber Plant. The New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 28, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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