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Dundalk in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Logan Field

 
 
Logan Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, December 22, 2007
1. Logan Field Marker
Inscription.  First commercial aviation facility in Maryland. Veteran World War I pilots formed club and opened Dundalk Flying Field in 1919. Renamed to honor stunt p1lot Lt. Patrick Logan, who was killed in crash during club's first major air meet. Became Baltimore's first municipal airport in 1920. Club members organized nation's first National Guard air unit in 1921. Visited by Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart. Scheduled passenger service inaugurated in 1930. Replaced by Baltimore Municipal Airport/Harbor Field in 1941.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Historical Trust series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 39° 14.928′ N, 76° 31.142′ W. Marker is in Dundalk, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Dundalk Ave., 0.2 miles north of Dunhaven Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in front of Logan Village Center. Touch for map
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. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21224, 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. Korean and Viet Nam Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Two World Wars Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Dundalk, Maryland (approx. 0.3 miles away); Community Public Library (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); World War II Memorial-Point Breeze Works Employees (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); "Lest We Forget" (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dundalk.
 
Marker with shopping center sign. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, December 22, 2007
2. Marker with shopping center sign.
Air field was replaced with houses and commercial buildings many years ago.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,411 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 22, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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