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Thunderbird Park - Montgomery, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo
N 32° 22.570 W 086° 20.283
16S E 562268 N 3582324
Quick Description: Marker giving the history of the naming of a park for the USAF Thunderbirds.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2011 9:26:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMD6V2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 3

Long Description:
Thunderbird Park is a tiny urban park located just outside the Bell Street Gate to Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. This marker tells the story of the dedication of the park by the City of Montgomery in 1982 and the reason for the name.
Marker Name: Thunderbird Park

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
The text of the marker reads: Thunderbird Park Dedicated by the people of Montgomery to the skilled pilots - past present and Future - who risk and give their lives to demonstrate the capabilities of air power to the American people. The Thunderbirds: the Air Force's Ambassadors in Blue. February 1, 1982 Emory Folmar, Mayor

Date Dedicated / Placed: February 1, 1982

Marker Number: Not listed

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