Gloucester in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Coast Guard Aviation Monument
In May of 1925 On
Ten Pound Island in Gloucester Harbor
Home of the First Continuously Operating Coast Guard Air Station
Growth in Operations and Aircraft Size Forced a Move
To Salem Massachussetts in 1935 and again to Cape Cod in 1970
go down to the
sea in ships,"
shall not perish.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1925.
Location. 42° 36.608′ N, 70° 40.16′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Western Avenue (Massachusetts Route 127) and Middle Street, on the right when traveling north on Western Avenue. Located in Stacy Boulevard Waterfront Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester MA 01930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ten Pound Island Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Gloucester Fishermen's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gloucester Korean – Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Tappan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stacy Esplanade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blynman Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salting Fish (approx. ¼ mile away); Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.