Edwards in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Sound Barrier Cracked
This monument honors that flight, the aircraft, a loyal ground crew, and its valiant pilot.
Erected 1988 by The Mojave Historical Society, The City of Victorville, and The City of Adelanto.
Location. 34° 55.549′ N, 117° 53.882′ W. Marker is in Edwards, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Rosamond Boulevard and Yeager Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Rosamond Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edwards CA 93524, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bell XP-59A Jet Aircraft (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Medal of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); F-86F (approx. 0.4 miles away); Leaps in Technology (approx. 0.4 miles away); F-16B (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackie Cochran F-111A - "Aardvark" (approx. 1½ miles away); YA-7D - "Corsair II" (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwards.
Categories. • Air & Space •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 640 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 14, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 4. submitted on March 3, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.