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Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

W. M. "Bill" Colvin

In Memory Of

 
 
W. M. "Bill" Colvin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. W. M. "Bill" Colvin Marker
Inscription.  
Easter Pipeline &
Construction Company
Ellinwood, Kansas

Smoky Hill Army Air Field
construction

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 20.836′ N, 98° 50.99′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Memorial is on 6th Street west of Airport Road/SW 40th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is at the B-29 Memorial Plaza at Great Bend Municipal Airport. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kiley's Krew (here, next to this marker); Enola Gay (here, next to this marker); Deacon's Disciples (here, next to this marker); The Fickle Finger (here, next to this marker); Wichita Witch (here, next to this marker); This Is It (here, next to this marker); City of Flatbush (here, next to this marker); Norman Barker (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Also see . . .
1. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas
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. (Submitted on June 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. William M. “Bill” Colvin. Find A Grave website entry (Submitted on November 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
2. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas
Schilling Air Force Base, originally Smoky Hill Army Air Field image. Click for more information.
via Kansas Department of Health and Environment, unknown
3. Schilling Air Force Base, originally Smoky Hill Army Air Field
Kansas Department of Health and Environment website entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 18, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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