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Dover in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Commemoration Park

 
 
Commemoration Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 17, 2011
1. Commemoration Park Marker
Inscription. Dedicated on 13 September 1997 Constucted by 436th Civil Engineering Squadron
 
Erected 1997 by 436th Civil Engineering Squadron.
 
Location. 39° 7.102′ N, 75° 27.35′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Heritage Road just from Reno Street. Touch for map. Marker is on Dover Air Force Base at the Air Mobility Command Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. T-33A Shooting Star (within shouting distance of this marker); Hangar 1301 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Byfield (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of John Dickinson (approx. one mile away); The St. Jones River: Why the Mansion Faces South (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Jones Neck (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kitts Hummock (approx. 3.1 miles away); Old Stone Tavern (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 17, 2011
2. Veterans of Foreign Wars Marker
Korean Veterans Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 17, 2011
3. Korean Veterans Association Marker
148th Fighter Interceptor Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 17, 2011
4. 148th Fighter Interceptor Squadron
Dedicated to the living and deceased members of the 148th who reopened this facility, at the height of the Korean conflict on Feb. 1, 1951. The Unit served at Dover A.F.B. until Oct. 31, 1952 flying F-51D, F-84C and F-94B Aircraft. Co-Sponsored by the 148th Fighter Sqdn. Association and the National Guard Associations of Penna.
POW/MIA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 17, 2011
5. POW/MIA Marker
To honor the men and women that have sacrificed their freedom in the service of our nation. This monument is in appreciation to all Delawarean prisoners of war and missing in action. Dedicated by those that ride for those that can't.
2nd Ferrying Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 17, 2011
6. 2nd Ferrying Group Marker
Dedicated in remembrance of all who served in the 2nd Ferrying Group, Ferrying Division Air Transport Command. New Castle Army Air Base, Delaware. 1942-1946. The group delivered aircraft all over the world and was the first to utilize women pilots, the WAFS and WASPS. In late 1943, the group established a scheduled military airline "Crescent Caravan" from New Castle, Delaware to Calcutta, India, flying C-54 type aircraft. Turning Final
P-51 Mustang Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 17, 2011
7. P-51 Mustang Marker
P-51 Mustang Flown by Valiant Men to Victory Presented by P-51 Mustang Pilots Association
Women in Military Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, December 17, 2011
8. Women in Military Marker
Dedicated to women in the military past, present, future.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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