Civil War Balloonists

Civil War Balloonists (HMGHG)

Location: Richmond, VA 23250
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.039', W 77° 20.004'

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Dedicated to the intrepid and patriotic men: the Civil War Balloonists, Union and Confederate, known and unknown who against ridicule and skepticism laid the foundation for this nation's future in the sky.

Inscribed hereon are the names of those who are known

Erected May 30, 1962, by the City of Richmond, Virginia on the field where a century ago, a battle raged as one of these pioneers served aloft
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HM NumberHMGHG
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Year Placed1962
Placed ByCity of Richmond
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 1:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 293783 N 4154820
Decimal Degrees37.51731667, -77.33340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.039', W 77° 20.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 2.34" N, 77° 20' 0.24" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5701 Huntsman Rd, Richmond VA 23250, US
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