Hang Gliding

Hang Gliding (HM281O)

Location: Newport Beach, CA 92660 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 37.088', W 117° 51.182'

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On this site, May 23, 1971, with a gathering of enthusiasts for personal human flight, began the worldwide sport of Hang Gliding.
HM NumberHM281O
Series This marker is part of the Sports series, and the Air & Space series.
Historical Period20th Century
Historical PlacePark, Other
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCarved Stone
Marker Condition
5 out of 10 (2 reports)
Date Added Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CRAIG BAKER   [2] CB  [4] CB  
Locationbig map
Location DescriptionLocated in San Miguel Park, south of the basketball court.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 420872 N 3720142
Decimal Degrees33.61813333, -117.85303333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 37.088', W 117° 51.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 37' 5.2800" N, 117° 51' 10.9200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)650, 714, 949, 213
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near San Miguel Dr, Newport Beach CA 92660, US
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I Saw The Marker

Good condition. Slight damage, maybe from a lawnmower blade.

Jun 6, 2018 at 10:26pm PDT by craig baker

I Saw The Marker

Good condition. Slight damage, maybe from a lawnmower blade.

Jun 6, 2018 at 10:24pm PDT by craig baker

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