1891~1950Born in Pulaski, in 1891, Walter Herschel Beech was an aviation pioneer. In 1924 he helped to establish the Travel Air Manufacturing Company in Wichita, Kansas. By 1929 the company was the world's largest producer of commercial aircraft. In 1932, Beech and his wife founded Beech Aircraft Company, which produced more than, 7,400 military aircraft during World War II. Beech was inducted into the National (1977), International (1982), Kansas (1987), and Tennessee (2005) Aviation Halls of Fame.
|Marker Number||3F 46|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:10pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 497070 N 3894890|
|Decimal Degrees||35.19700000, -87.03218333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 11.82', W 87° 1.931'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 11' 49.20" N, 87° 1' 55.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100-198 W College St, Pulaski TN 38478, US|
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