Bowman in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Captain Richard A Morris
Captain Richard A. Morris
Who in crashing his crippled jet
plane at this spot February 19, 1965
and in giving his life may have
saved the lives of many townspeople
Dedicated by Town of Bowman and
The American Legion Post 64.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 33° 20.984′ N, 80° 40.981′ W. Marker is in Bowman, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on Charleston Highway (U.S. 178) near Park Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowman SC 29018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bowman War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bowman S.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Bowman Rosenwald School (approx. half a mile away); Walnut Grove Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Shady Grove Camp Ground (approx. 7.1 miles away); Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 7.9 miles away); White House Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Astrounaut Frank L. Culbertson (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowman.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.