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Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave)

 
 
Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker
Inscription. On November 14, 1970, a chartered jet crashed on approach to Tri-State Airport near Huntington, claiming the lives of seventy-five members of the Marshall University football team, coaches, fans, pilots & crew. This boulevard, named in honor of those fallen members of the university family, leads visitors from the Spring Hill Cemetery to the heart of the Marshall community.
 
Erected 2000 by West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 24.834′ N, 82° 25.182′ W. Marker is in Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on Marshall Memorial Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington WV 25703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marshall Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Between the States Generals (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carter Godwin Woodson (approx. 0.6 miles away); One Room School Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); Heritage Village (approx. 1.3 miles away); Blues & Gospel Singer (approx. 1.3 miles away); Elk River Coal & Lumber Company #10 Steam Locomotive
Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); The Virginia Road (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
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Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
3. Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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