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Henderson in Vance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

“Tiny” Broadwick

1893-1978

 
 
"Tiny" Broadwick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 16, 2013
1. "Tiny" Broadwick Marker
Inscription. Aviation pioneer; first woman to parachute from an airplane, 1913. Demonstrated use of parachutes to Army, 1914. Grave 200 yds N.
 
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 117.)
 
Location. 36° 18.491′ N, 78° 26.325′ W. Marker is in Henderson, North Carolina, in Vance County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Oxford Road (Business U.S. 158) and Cheatam Lane, on the right when traveling west on Old Oxford Road. Touch for map. Located in front of Sunset Garden Memorial Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Henderson NC 27537, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corbitt Company (approx. 2 miles away); Harris Meeting House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Kittrell Confederate Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Kittrellís Springs (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Glass House (approx. 5.9 miles away); Natíl Rochester (approx. 7 miles away); Central Orphanage of North Carolina (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Air & SpaceCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
"Tiny" Broadwick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 16, 2013
2. "Tiny" Broadwick Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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