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Satellite Beach in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

United States Air Force

1976 - 2075

 
 
United States Air Force Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, July 17, 2012
1. United States Air Force Marker
Inscription. The men and women of the Air Force Eastern Test Range proudly dedicate this monument to our national progress in missile and space technology in recognition of the American revolution Bicentennial. Erected on site of support elements for early space development, this marker contains memorabilia symbolic of the great national effort that launched the United States into the space age. To be opened in the year 2075, contents of this time capsule are preserved for use by patriotic citizens observing the American Revolution Tricentennial in 2076.

Don M. Hartung Brigadier General, USAF Commander
 
Erected 1976 by United States Air Force.
 
Location. 28° 13.783′ N, 80° 36.042′ W. Marker is in Satellite Beach, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on State Road A1A, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located beside highway A1A on Patrick Air Force Base. The marker location is publicly accessible, but you must park across the street and cross the highway to view it. Marker is in this post office area: Satellite Beach FL 32937, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Percy L. Hedgecock ( approx. 4 miles away); Winter-Time Ais Indian Town of Pentoaya
Patrick Air Force Base AFTAC image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, July 17, 2012
2. Patrick Air Force Base AFTAC
The marker is directly in front of this building.
( approx. 6 miles away); Georgianna United Methodist Church ( approx. 6.1 miles away); Georgiana Railway: 1892-1894 ( approx. 6.1 miles away); Provost Hall ( approx. 6.2 miles away); William H. Gleason House ( approx. 6.8 miles away); Corner of Highland and Law Street ( approx. 6.8 miles away); Advent Christian Church ( approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Regarding United States Air Force. This location was formerly the site of a roadside display of missiles in the 1960s and 1970s.
 
Additional keywords. Patrick Air Force Base PAFB AFTAC
 
Categories. ExplorationWar, Cold
 
Air Force Technical Applications Center image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, November 3, 2013
3. Air Force Technical Applications Center
Patrick Air Force Base, Florida
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2012, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2012, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida.   3. submitted on November 4, 2013, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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