Edwards in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bell XP-59A Jet Aircraft
To all those who contributed to these first flights and is presented in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of that event through the cooperation of:
Erected 1967 by United States Air Force, Jet Pioneers' Accoc. Of U.S.A, General Electric Co., and Textron's Bell Aerosystems Co.
Location. 34° 55.462′ N, 117° 53.942′ W. Marker is in Edwards, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Rosamond Boulevard. Touch for map. Near Edwards Library on Yeager Boulevard and Rosamond Boulevard. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 West Yeager Boulevard, 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. Sound Barrier Cracked (about The Medal of Honor (approx. ¼ mile away); F-86F (approx. 0.3 miles away); Leaps in Technology (approx. 0.3 miles away); F-16B (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jackie Cochran (approx. half a mile away); F-111A - "Aardvark" (approx. 1.4 miles away); YA-7D - "Corsair II" (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwards.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 614 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.