First Air Mail Flight

First Air Mail Flight (HM1N3T)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70802 East Baton Rouge Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 27.378', W 91° 11.36'

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The first official air mail flight between cities in the United States landed on the LSU athletic field April 10, 1912. After taking off from the City Park Race Course in New Orleans, aviator George Mestache flew a monoplane with a 32-pound pouch of letters bearing a special air mail cancellation to a temporary post office set up here.
HM NumberHM1N3T
Placed ByCity of Baton Rouge
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Date Added Friday, August 21st, 2015 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673844 N 3370741
Decimal Degrees30.45630000, -91.18933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 27.378', W 91° 11.36'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 27' 22.68" N, 91° 11' 21.6" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201 State Capitol Dr, Baton Rouge LA 70802, US
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