Freeman Field

Freeman Field (HM8U0)

Location: Seymour, IN 47274 Jackson County
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N 38° 56.327', W 85° 53.403'

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Activated December 1942 as U.S. Army Air Forces advanced training school for World War II twin engined pilots; graduated over 4000 by February1945. Construction of 413 structures and four 5,500-foot runways supervised by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; named for Indiana pilot Captain RichardS. Freeman (1907-1941). Deactivated in 1948.
HM NumberHM8U0
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number36.1997.1
Year Placed1997
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, City of Seymour, and Seymour Municipal Airport
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 10:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 596196 N 4310568
Decimal Degrees38.93878333, -85.89005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.327', W 85° 53.403'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 19.62" N, 85° 53' 24.18" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1600-1698 S Walnut St, Seymour IN 47274, US
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