Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In 1987, President Reagan's Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole provided the leadership to achieve historic legislation transferring operational control of this airport from the federal government to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. The transfer ensured the development of the current airport, a historic gateway to our Nation's Capital.
The 9-foot bronze statue on President Reagan was sculpted by Chas Fagan of North Carolina and was dedicated on November 1, 2011 during the centennial year of President Reagan's birth.
This statue was made possible by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, Secretary Elizabeth Dole and additional generous contributions by beloved friends of President Reagan listed below: The Hon. Barbara McDonnell Barrett and Mr. Craig Barrett; The Hon. Frank C. Carlucci and Mrs. Marcia M. Carlucci; Mrs. Anne Coors; The Hon. Elizabeth Dole; Mr. Philip H. Geier, Jr.; Mr. Donald M.
Erected 2011 by The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #40 Ronald Reagan series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1847.
Location. 38° 50.939′ N, 77° 2.532′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Aviation Circle, 0.4 miles north of Airport Access Road (Virginia Route 233), on the right when traveling north. Marker is in front of Terminal A, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 South Smith Boulevard, Arlington VA 22202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Alexander Family (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Industrial Age (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abingdon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abingdon Plantation Restoration (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Custis Family (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abingdon Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ages of Abingdon (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hunter Family (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Also see . . . Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport [DCA](Submitted on December 30, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 740 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on December 30, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on September 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 11. submitted on December 30, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.