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Spring Lake in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pope Field

 
 
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By Mh, August 25, 2017
1. Pope Field Marker
Inscription. Est. 1919. Named for Lt. Harley Pope, Army aviator. Became Air Force base in 1948. Since 2011 part of Fort Bragg. 1½ mi. W.
 
Erected 2014 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I 82.)
 
Location. 35° 11.533′ N, 78° 59.174′ W. Marker is in Spring Lake, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of North Bragg Boulevard (State Highway 24) and West Manchester Road (County Highway 1451), on the right when traveling south on North Bragg Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring Lake NC 28390, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C-130 "Hercules" (approx. 2 miles away); Pope Air Force Base Air Park (approx. 2 miles away); C-123 "Provider" (approx. 2.1 miles away); Airlifter's Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); C-119 "Packet" (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pope Airmen Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lt. Harley H. Pope (approx. 2.1 miles away); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2017. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mh of Las Vegas, Nevada. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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