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Lt. Harley H. Pope memorial at Pope AFB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins
N 35° 09.943 W 079° 00.222
17S E 681810 N 3893245
Quick Description: Located in the center of an aircraft display park on Pope AFB, NC
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2007 8:47:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM2BN3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 48

Long Description:
Pope AFB, NC was named for 1st Lt. Harley H. Pope, killed with his crewman, Sgt. W. W. Fleming, January 7, 1917 when his JN-4 crashed into the Cape Fear River near Fayetteville. Poor visibility and fuel exhaustion led to the fatal crash. Lt. Pope is from Bedford, Indiana.
List if there are any visiting hours:
Open 24 hours a day, but only if you have proper authorization to enter Pope AFB.

Entrance fees (if it applies): none

Type of memorial: Monument

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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