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Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Oroville Municipal Airport

 
 
Oroville Municipal Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
1. Oroville Municipal Airport Marker
Inscription.  
The City of Oroville
built the
Oroville Municipal Airport
in 1933 and it
proudly served as a
WW II Training Base
Mural circa 1942
Dedicated 1996

 
Erected 1996.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
 
Location. 39° 30.78′ N, 121° 33.485′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from Montgomery Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1757 Montgomery Street, Oroville CA 95965, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oroville Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Butte County Court House at Oroville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gardella-Reece Building (about 400 feet away); First Liberty Pole In The West (about 500 feet away); Gray Nurse Hardware (about 600 feet away); Liberty Pole (about 600 feet away);
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Butte County Courthouse Bricks (about 600 feet away); County Community Well (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
 
Oroville Municipal Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 17, 2012
2. Oroville Municipal Airport Marker
The marker is to the right of the mural.
WW II Training Base mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 17, 2012
3. WW II Training Base mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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