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Charles Lindbergh Monument

Airport Rd., Souther Field on Ga. 49, Americus, GA 31709-3546
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We actually found the monument by mistake. There was a sign that there was an historical marker... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2014
628KathleenH
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Waterford, Michigan
Yep, it's a statue alright. Yawn.

Unless we missed something elsewhere on the grounds, all there is to see here is a statue of... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2014
Gu3mom
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Stockbridge, Georgia
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Airport Rd., Souther Field on Ga. 49, Americus, GA 31709-3546
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

We actually found the monument by mistake. There was a sign that there was an historical marker, but we had trouble finding it. Finally went toward the local airport and found the monument and inscription regarding Charles Lindbergh. My husband being a pilot himself found...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2014

Unless we missed something elsewhere on the grounds, all there is to see here is a statue of Lindbergh in a tiny "park" (not much bigger than the base of the statue) near the entrance of the airport. You don't even need to get out...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2013

As aviation buffs, our family members were thrilled to see a monument marking the site of Lindbergh's first solo flight, there at Souther Field. The statue shows him wingwalking, which he did in his eary days, to earn money for his Curtis Jenny airplane. As...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2013

History was made there! Charles Lindbergh bought his first plane, and soloed at Souther Field; the oldest continuously operated air port in the Western Hemisphere.

1  Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

He showed up here to continue a dream he had of becoming an aviator. Looking for a bargain, he knew he would find surplus WW1 aircraft trainers here. I don't know if Lindbeghs dreams that day included flying solo across the Atlantic one day, but,...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2013

Slightly off the beaten path but a short, easy drive to get there. A pleasant find within the Jimmy Carter Regional Airport.

3  Thank Trek-Always
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

It's not a big place nor an ostentatious monument but one that can remind travelers that sometimes inconspicuous beginnings eventually create a lasting impact. This holds true both for Lindberg's First Solo flight commemorated at the air port as well as former president Carter whose...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Not in a good location. No sign showing where to turn off the main highway. Not enough history on the site.

1  Thank Beth S
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

not terribly exciitng, but since you'll pass it anyway on the road between Americus and Andersonville you should stop so you can say you've been! Site of Lindbergh's first solo flight. It'll take you 5 minutes.

2  Thank vcwill
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

We did not know that Lindbergh's first flight was from this area. It's only a monument, so a quick picture and that's all.

2  Thank lmgfitness
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