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Kansas City in Clay County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lou E. Holland

The Father of Kansas City Aviation

 

1878 - 1960

 
Lou E. Holland Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
1. Lou E. Holland Marker
Inscription.

In 1927 led the city's airport development program and personally laid the framework for the network of air transport routes which today make Kansas City the Air Hub of the Nation.
 
Erected by Aero Club of Kansas City.
 
Location. 39° 7.214′ N, 94° 35.405′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Clay County. Touch for map. Marker is near the main terminal building at Wheeler Downtown Airport. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 NW Richards Road, Kansas City MO 64116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (a few steps from this marker); Gilliss House Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Building Through the Bluffs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hannibal Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Waterfront Town to Metropolis (approx. 0.6 miles away); From Steamboat Landing to City (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (approx. 0.7 miles away); City Market (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lucky Lindy Speaks: The Spirit of Kansas City Aviation. (Submitted on August 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Holland Collection at Union Station
Lou E. Holland Profile on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
2. Lou E. Holland Profile on Marker
. (Submitted on August 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Aero Club of KC Emblem on Holland Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
3. Aero Club of KC Emblem on Holland Marker
Lou E. Holland Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
4. Lou E. Holland Monument
Lou E. Holland Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
5. Lou E. Holland Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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