Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Tuskegee Airmen
Over 10,000 African American men and women took
part in the Tuskegee Airmen experience. All of them—
not just the pilots—are Tuskegee Airmen.
Top right 2 photos:
Support personnel included:
Flight instructors Weather forecasters Medical Staff
Radio technicians Communications specialists Transportation personnel
Mechanics Parachute riggers Laboratory assistants
Air traffic controllers Gunners Cooks
Administrative staff Firefighters Photographers
Erected by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these African Americans • Air & Space • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Tuskegee Airmen series list.
Location. 32° 27.384′ N, 85° 40.908′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Alabama, in Macon County. Located at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tuskegee AL 36083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. They Came to Tuskegee (here, next to this marker); Prepared to Fight and Die (here, next to this marker); The Place Where We Learned to Fly (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Vistas (about 400 feet away); Ghost Structures (about 400 feet away); Hangar No. 1 (about 400 feet away); FIRE! (about 500 feet away); A Bit to Eat (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.