“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Patterson in Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Williams Memorial Airport

Williams Memorial Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
November 21, 2009
1. Williams Memorial Airport Marker
Inscription. Here from 1929 until 1936 Harry P. Williams & James R. Wedell, as Wedell-Williams Air Service, designed and built some of the fastest land-based airplanes of their time. "Jimmie" Wedell set many flying records, winning the Bendix & Thompson Trophies.
Erected 1969 by Louisiana Tourist Commission.
Location. 29° 42.849′ N, 91° 20.343′ W. Marker is in Patterson, Louisiana, in Saint Mary Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 182 and Airport Circle, on the left when traveling south on State Highway 182. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Patterson LA 70392, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Of Bisland (approx. 2.1 miles away); Big - Fast - Deadly (approx. 3.7 miles away); Cypress Swamps (approx. 3.7 miles away); Bayou Teche (approx. 7.1 miles away); a different marker also named Bayou Teche (approx. 7.1 miles away); Twin City Gospel Temple (approx. 7.4 miles away); Southwest Reef Lighthouse (approx. 7 miles away); Morgan City Floodwalls (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Patterson.
Categories. Air & Space
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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