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Meacham Field
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 24° 33.131 W 081° 45.266
17R E 423595 N 2715572
Quick Description: Located at the East Martello Tower. Though not in the ground at the moment, it can be seen along the internal eastern wall of the fort near the door to the courtyard.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2018 8:36:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ7W0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 1

Long Description:
The first regularly-scheduled international flight by a United States airline was made from here to Havana Oct. 28, 1927. This inaugurated Pan American World Airways, which later spread through the Caribbean, around South America, and across the Atlantic and the Pacific. The first Clipper was a wooden-winged Fokker F-7 capable of carrying 10 passengers 85 M.P.H. On the maiden flight it carried a crew of two and a few bags of mail to the Cuban capital in an hour and ten minutes. Passengers were carried beginning Jan. 16, 1928.
Marker Number: None

Date: 1954

County: Monroe

Marker Type: City

Sponsored or placed by: Historical Association of Southern Florida

Website: Not listed

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