Cordele in Crisp County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Titan I Missile
Confederate Air Force
Pad No. 1
Holding 98', this giant missile was dismantled in California and flown to Warner Robins Air Force Base. The missile was then transported along I-75 to Cordele.
The Rotory Club of Cordele initiated this project, a dream of it's President, John S. Pate, Jr. The dream became reality when Confederate Air Force Pad No. I was christened July 17, 1969.
The Titan was donated to the Cordele Rotary Club by the Federal government. The Rotary donated it to Cordele and Crisp County.
This site is maintained by The Cordele-Crisp Tourisim Committee
Erected 1969 by Rotory Club of Cordele.
Location. 31° 57.633′ N, 83° 45.15′ W. Marker is in Cordele, Georgia, in Crisp County. Marker is on East 16th Avenue (Georgia Route 30) 0.1 miles west of I-75 and 16th Avenue (Interstate 75), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is located between the Chevron gas station and the Krystal Restaurant. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1815 East 16th Avenue, Cordele GA 31015, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crisp County (approx. 1.8 miles away); De Soto Trail (was approx. 2.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Blackshear Trail (approx. 4 miles away); Spanish-Indian Battle (approx. 9.3 miles away); Walter F. George (approx. 9.4 miles away); Dooly County (approx. 9.4 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Group Camp (approx. 9.6 miles away); Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cordele.
Categories. • Air & Space • War, Cold •
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