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Huntington in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Marshall Memorial Boulevard

 
 
Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker
Inscription.  On November 14, 1970, a chartered jet crashed on approach to Tri-State Airport near Huntington, claiming the lives of seventy-five members of the Marshall University football team, coaches, fans, pilots & crew. This boulevard, named in honor of those fallen members of the university family, leads visitors from the Spring Hill Cemetery to the heart of the Marshall community.
 
Erected 2000 by West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceDisastersEducation. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1877.
 
Location. 38° 24.834′ N, 82° 25.182′ W. Marker is in Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on Marshall Memorial Boulevard / Charleston Avenue east of 20th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington WV 25703, 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. Marshall Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Between the States Generals / Spring Hill Cemetery
Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Carter Godwin Woodson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lavinia Norman, Founder (approx. 0.6 miles away); One Room School Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); Marshall University (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Marshall University (approx. 0.9 miles away); Huntington Mine Rescue Car (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
3. Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022