Escort for 'round the world fliers, Old Orchard Beach, 1924

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Escort for 'round the world fliers, Old Orchard Beach, 1924

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Description

Four U.S. Army planes, called the DH-4, are at Old Orchard Beach waiting to escort 'Round the World fliers to Boston from Mere Point in Brunswick.

An estimated 20,000 people were at Old Orchard to greet them before they flew off to their final destination.

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About This Item

  • Title: Escort for 'round the world fliers, Old Orchard Beach, 1924
  • Creation Date: 1924-09-06
  • Subject Date: 1924-09-06
  • Town: Old Orchard Beach
  • County: YORK
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 17 cm
  • Local Code: HJScr3_p024_001
  • Collection: Harry Jones Scrapbook Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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For more information about this item, contact:

Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
P.O. Box 464, Old Orchard, ME 04064
(207) 934-9319
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