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Near Maxton in Scotland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base

 
 
Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
1. Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base Marker
Inscription. U.S. Army Air Force glider base, 1942-45. Trained units active in D-Day assault, June 6, 1944. Field 3 mi. N.
 
Erected 2008 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-63.)
 
Location. 34° 44.681′ N, 79° 22.18′ W. Marker is near Maxton, North Carolina, in Scotland County. Marker is at the intersection of Business U.S. 74 and Airport Road on U.S. 74Business . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maxton NC 28364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carolina College ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Stewartsville Cemetery ( approx. 1.9 miles away); Stewart-Hawley-Malloy House ( approx. 2.7 miles away); World War II Glider Pilots ( approx. 3.6 miles away); Angus W. McLean ( approx. 3.7 miles away); Floral College ( approx. 3.8 miles away); Scotland County Veterans Memorial ( approx. 5.6 miles away); Quackenbush ( approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxton.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on June 9, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
2. Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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