"Runway to Glory"

"Runway to Glory" (HMXXH)

Location: Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064 York County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 30.91', W 70° 22.581'

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In recognition of these early transatlantic flights from Old Orchard Beach, Maine
and
Harry M. Jones
Pioneer Aviator
whose airport on this beach made these flights possible


August 26, 1927
"Detroiter"
Edward Schlee & William Brock
'Stinson'
London, England
via Harbour Grace, Nfld.
——————
September 6, 1927
"Old Glory
Lloyd Bertnod, James Hill
Phillip Payne
'Lost at Sea'
——————
October 23, 1927
"Dawn"
Mrs. Frances Grayson
Wilmer Stultz
Bryce Goldsborough
'Returned'
——————
September 19, 1928
"Roma"
Cesare Sabelli
L.M. Piscucci
Roger Q. Williams
'Returned'
——————
June 13, 1929
"Green Flash"
Roger Q. Williams
Lewis Yancey
"Bellanca"
'Crashed on Take Off'
——————
June 13, 1929
"Yellowbird"
Jean Assolant, Rene Lefevre
Armand Lotti, Jr.
Stowaway
Arthur Schrieber
Landed in
Santander, Spain
——————
July 8, 1929
"Pathfinder"
Roger Q. Williams &
Lewis Yancey
Arrived
Santander, Spain
——————
May 28, 1939
"Baby Clipper"
Thomas H. Smith
'Lost at Sea off Nfld.'

[Dedicated] August 29, 1971
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HM NumberHMXXH
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Year Placed1971
Placed ByOld Orchard Beach Historical Society and Maine Aviation Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 9:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 388757 N 4818945
Decimal Degrees43.51516667, -70.37635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 30.91', W 70° 22.581'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 30' 54.60" N, 70° 22' 34.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 1st St, Old Orchard Beach ME 04064, US
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