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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Baker Street Airfield

 
 
Baker Street Airfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Baker Street Airfield Marker
Inscription.  
Baker Street Airfield
Aviators from WWI and other
adventurous men and women became
the barnstormers of the 1920s, some of
them using this former pasture for air
shows and offering rides to the public.
This was Jamestown's first airfield.

 
Erected 2001 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
 
Location. 42° 4.902′ N, 79° 15.445′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Baker Street (County Route 322) 0.1 miles north of City View Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Marker is at Bergman Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 478 Baker Street, Jamestown NY 14701, 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. Samuel A. Carlson (approx. 0.9 miles away); James Prendergast (approx. one mile away); West Third Street Bridge (approx. one mile away); The Car Barns (approx. one mile away); Indian Camp (approx.
Eastward on Baker Street & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Eastward on Baker Street & Marker
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one mile away); WWI Memorial (approx. one mile away); First Train (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Burial Ground (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Baker Street Airfield Site & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
3. Baker Street Airfield Site & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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