The Bell Bomber Park

The Bell Bomber Park (HMK1X)

Location: Marietta, GA 30060 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 56.225', W 84° 32.082'

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City of Marietta

This park is dedicated to thousands of men and women who built 665 B-29 bombers that played a major role in bringing the U.S. victory during World War II.

The steps remain as a reminder of the daily walk to work at the Bell Aircraft Plant by the employees from adjoining Marietta Place Apartments, a federal housing project for war workers.

The park is a joint effort of the City of Marietta; the Cobb County Commission; the State of Georgia; the Cobb County Board of Education who gave the land; and the Business and Public Affairs Committee of the Marietta Kiwanis Club, State Senator Steve Thompson, Chairman.

Special recognition should go to Joe Mack Wilson, then Marietta mayor; Bill Kinney, a Marietta Daily Journal editor; and the parks departments of Marietta and Cobb County.
Marietta Mayor and Concil
Ansley L. Meaders, Mayor

Council
Betty L. Hunter · Pete Waldrep
Daniel O. Cox. Sr. · Paul Sabiston
James C. Dodd, Jr. · Frank Ayers
Philip M. Goldstein
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HM NumberHMK1X
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Placed ByCity of Marietta, Georgia
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 12:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 727859 N 3757917
Decimal Degrees33.93708333, -84.53470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.225', W 84° 32.082'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 13.50" N, 84° 32' 4.92" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 629-699 Fairground St SE, Marietta GA 30060, US
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