Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Naval Air Station Sanford
LCDR Robert W. Ramey
United States Navy
1920 - 1958
Who sacrificed his life on June 2, 1958 saving
the lives of his crew members when the A3D
aircraft, of which he was pilot, crashed
February 6, 1959
Location. 28° 45.896′ N, 81° 14.243′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Marker is on Red Cleveland Boulvard 0.1 miles south of Marquette Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker located within NAS Sanford Memorial Park, and at the entrance to Orlando Sanford airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Red Cleveland Boulevard, Sanford FL 32773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Naval Air Station - Sanford (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Reid 1836 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort Reid (approx. 2.4 miles away); Georgetown (approx. 3 miles away); Dr. Seth French (1824~1896) (approx. 3.1 St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Sanford State Farmers' Market (approx. 3.2 miles away); Early Hospitals in Sanford (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
More about this marker. NAS Sanford Memorial Park honors the heritage of the Naval Air Station and all those who served the base from its inception in 1942 until its closing in 1968.
Categories. • Air & Space • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.