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Address: Airport Rd., Souther Field on Ga. 49, Americus, GA 31709-3546
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Quick side trip

On our way to Andersonville we stopped here for a quick peek and history lesson. Small monument but interesting read. My son who is 7 actually thought the story of Lindberg was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to Andersonville we stopped here for a quick peek and history lesson. Small monument but interesting read. My son who is 7 actually thought the story of Lindberg was quite interesting. As we sat at the monument I pulled up info and pictures on my phone. Made for a great hour. Worth the side trip if you're... More 

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Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

On our way to Andersonville we decided to go after a virtual geocache at the local air field which is exactly where this monument is located. Pretty neat place to see.

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Thank eaglecitizen
Athens, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

The site has some interest just from its association with Lindberg but it is just a small airport with the monument of Lindberg on the lawn outside. There is a plaque to read about his learning to solo fly at that spot. If you are right in the area it is worth stopping to see but I would not drive... More 

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Thank Lois A
Mount Airy, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

On our way to Andersonville, we swung by the Jimmy Carter Airfield to see this monument and to read the historical marker

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Thank Susan G
Auburn, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

My friend and I were making a trip through the south part of GA or middle of GA in 2012 seeing several different history sights ,We were on our way home when we saw the sign , so, we turned off and what a surprise What we found was a little bit of history out in a small air port... More 

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Thank Elizabeth D
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Another piece of hidden history. Not many people know much about Charles Lindbergh before his 1927 solo flight from Long Island to Paris in 1927. Son of a broken home. Attended a dozen schools from coast to coast as a child. College dropout. He had long been interested in aviation, started flying with others in April of 1922, and to... More 

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Thank etweeden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

For those interested in flight, they may want to take the short drive to see the monument and read the plaque. For others, don't waste time.

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Fishkill, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I was here on business and being a pilot it was cool to see this! Also the airport itself has a large amount of crop dusters sitting on the ramp. A lot of cool airplanes to look at!

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Thank Michael R
Sunnyvale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Although there is not much to do in Americus, visiting the Charles Lindbergh Monument is interesting. Make sure you go during operating hours or everything is closed.

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Waterford, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 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 it very interesting. It's too bad they don't promote it more.

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