Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Hermes Guided Missile
Erected 1956 by Huntsville Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 34° 41.4′ N, 86° 34.868′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Airport Road SW and Memorial Parkway SW (U.S. 231), on the right when traveling east on Airport Road SW. Touch for map. Marker and missile are located in the southwest corner of the intersection of the Memorial Parkway access road and Airport Road. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35802, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merrimack Mfg. Co. & Village / Joseph J. Bradley School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fifth Avenue School (approx. 2 miles away); The First Baptist Church Huntsville, Alabama (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of the Huntsville Slave Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); William Hooper Councill High School Site (approx. 2.2 miles C.B. "Bill" Miller Bridge (approx. 2.5 miles away); Birthplace of General Morgan (approx. 2.5 miles away); Thrasher Memorial Fountain (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for the Hermes project. (Submitted on August 27, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
Categories. • Air & Space •
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