Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Soaring Museum
These take-off sites and Caton Avenue Airport were the center of activities until Harris Hill became the "Soaring Capital" in 1934.
This landmark honors the Chemung County community and the pioneering soaring pilots who flew here.
Erected 2000 by National Soaring Museum.
Location. 42° 7.226′ N, 76° 54.017′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Soaring Hill Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 Soaring Hill Drive, Elmira NY 14903, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Glider Training at Harris Hill (a few steps from this marker); Rhodes Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Runonvea First Settler (approx. 1.8 miles away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. 3.8 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Shohola Railroad Accident Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Confederate Burials (approx. 3.8 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 3.8 miles away); Woodlawn National Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
Categories. • Air & Space •
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