Tuskegee Institute in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
This plane was retired from the active Air Force inventory on 21 September 1986. It was donated to Tuskegee University by the U.S. Air Force with the assistance of Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
Location. 32° 25.901′ N, 85° 42.646′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of University Avenue and Foster Drive, on the right when traveling east on University Avenue. Touch for map. Located next to the General Daniel "Chappie" James Center for Aerospace Science and Health Education (James Arena). Marker is at or near this postal address: University Avenue, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tuskegee Airmen's Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Monroe Campbell (about 500 feet Carver's Laboratory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Booker T Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lifting the Veil of Ignorance (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuskegee Chapel (approx. ¼ mile away); George Washington Carver (approx. ¼ mile away); Dorothy Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
Also see . . .
1. The National Museum of the US Air Force™ on the McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom. (Submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on General Daniel James Jr. (Submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Air & Space • Education • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 6. submitted on March 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.