Near Aliceville in Pickens County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
George Downer Field
Dedicated Nov. 7, 1961
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Exploration • Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is July 31, 1888.
Location. 33° 6.512′ N, 88° 11.416′ W. Marker is near Aliceville, Alabama, in Pickens County. Marker is on Alabama Route 17, 0.2 miles south of Iron Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Aliceville Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 1.1 miles away); Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad Depot (approx. 2.6 miles away); Aliceville First Baptist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); R. J. Kirksey High School (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Aliceville First Baptist Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); In Memory of James McCrory (approx. 5.6 miles away); Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church (approx. 9 miles away); The U.S. Snagboat Montgomery (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aliceville.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on George Downer Airport. (Submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.