Orlando in Orange County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Astronaut John Watts Young
Erected 1998 by City of Orlando Commissioners Office District 3, College Park Merchants and Professionals Association, College Park Neighborhood Association, Orange County Historical Society, Inc., Orlando High School Class of 1948, Dana Holland, Caryl Curtis McAlpin, Janine Russ and Clair L. Eptling, Jr., Jim and Nanelle Russ and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-401.)
Location. Touch for map. The marker is located in the front yard of a private residence. West Princeton Street is one way eastbound. Marker is at or near this postal address: 815 West Princeton Street, Orlando FL 32808, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jack Kerouac House (approx. half a mile away); The Cathedral Church of Saint Luke (approx. 2 miles away); Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (approx. 2.2 miles away); J. P. Musselwhite & Family (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Soldiers, The Sailors, The Statesmen (approx. 2.3 miles away); "Lest We Forget" (approx. 2.3 miles away); Orlando Reeves (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mount Pleasant Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orlando.
Also see . . .
1. NASA Astronaut Bio: John W. Young 8/2010. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. John Young: The Prolific Astronaut | Space.com. John Young first joined NASA as an astronaut when the agency was flying two-man space capsules. He left when the agency was flying the space shuttle. In between, he flew six space missions – the first person to do so. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.