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Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight

 
 
Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson
1. Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker
Inscription.  On July 26, 1936 at the age of six Neil Armstrong, a Warren and Champion Township resident took his "first flight" in a Ford Tri-motor airplane from the Warren Airways which was located on this exact site. This sparked his love of aviation.

Thirty-three years later, on July 20, 1969, history was made when Astronaut Neil Armstron made his "first flight" in the Apollo 11 module and became the first man to walk on the moon.

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1842.
 
Location. 41° 15.066′ N, 80° 51.291′ W. Marker is in Warren, Ohio, in Trumbull County. Marker is on Parkman Road (Ohio Route 422). This marker is located at the roadside memorial commemorating Neil Armstrong's first flight. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2487 Parkman Road, Warren OH 44485, 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. Ronald A. Parise, Ph.D., Astronaut / Scientist (here, next to this marker); Trumbull Red Cross Chapter House / Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away);
Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson
2. Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker
Veterans Plaque
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Harriet Taylor Upton (approx. 1.8 miles away); Phebe Temperance Sutliff (approx. 1.8 miles away); John Stark Edwards House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Perkins House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kinsman House (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warren.
 
More about this marker. Also at this site are replicas of all of the aircraft in which Armstrong flew, including replicas of Apollo 11's Saturn V rocket and a half-scale Lunar Module.
 
Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson
3. Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker
Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson
4. Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker
Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson
5. Site of Neil Armstrong's First Flight Marker
Landing Module Scale Replica
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 25, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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