Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Capt. Anthony J. Synodinos & 1st Lt. Edward G. Conrad,
Civil Air Patrol
Capt. Anthony J. Synodinos, CAP
Chaplain (1 Lt.) Edward G. Conrad, CAP
They died April 6, 1954, in an airplane crash off this point while performing a search and rescue mission. Service like theirs with thoughts more for others than themselves will lead to a far better world to live in.
Original plaque dedicated by the Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol, 1960
New plaque dedicated by Harford Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary.
Relocated April 3, 2004, commemorating the 50th anniversary of their heroism in flight.
[Seals of: the Civil Air Patrol - USAF Auxiliary and the Harford Composite Squadron - MD008]
Erected 2004 by Harford Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Heroes. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1863.
Location. 39° 32.308′ N, 76° 5.372′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Havre de Grace War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Votes for Women (within shouting distance of this marker); Ernest Burke (within shouting distance of this marker); Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway (within shouting distance of this marker); Enjoy the Havre de Grace Promenade (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Base (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); State of Readiness (about 300 feet away); The Bayou (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,041 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.