Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
to the memory of
Gill Robb Wilson
Author – Airman – American
For Aerospace Power
Civil Air Patrol
September 18, 1893 – September 8, 1966
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is September 18, 1893.
Location. 32° 22.585′ N, 86° 20.894′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of South Hansell Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Hansell Street. Base access is required to enter Maxwell AFB. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 South Hansell Street (Building 714), Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Bird-Dog” (within shouting distance of this marker); Always Vigilant (within shouting distance of this marker); The Air Corps Tactical School (approx. ¼ mile away); Lister Hill Center Northrop T-38A "Talon" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Air University Commanders (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Air Power Legacy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Establishment of Air University 1946 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Gill Robb Wilson. (Submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. History of the Civil Air Patrol - Wikipedia article. (Submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.