Near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Balloonists
Inscribed hereon are the names of those who are known
Erected May 30, 1962, by the City of Richmond, Virginia on the field where a century ago, a battle raged as one of these pioneers served aloft
Erected 1962 by City of Richmond.
Location. 37° 31.039′ N, 77° 20.004′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker can be reached from Huntsman Road 0.1 miles from South Airport Drive. Touch for map. This marker is located in the parking lot of the Virginia Aviation Museum at Richmond International Airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5701 Huntsman Road, Richmond VA 23250, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virginia Air National Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); Richmond Defences (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Artillery (approx. ¼ mile away); McClellan’s Picket Line Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sandston (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 1.1 miles away); McClellan’s First Line (approx. 1.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Virginia Aviation Museum. (Submitted on November 25, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Air & Space • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,053 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 25, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.