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Title W.P.A. Plaque
Accession Number 1936.200
Description This is the original Plaque installed on the original Hanger when the W.P.A. (Works Progress Adminastration) built the Charlotte Airport, Terminal, beacon and Hanger between 1936 and 1937.
its about 4' by 2.5', solid brass (very heavy)

(on display at the greeting station in the museum hanger)
Notes included is a photo of the original terminal and hanger and beacon, the only building that remains today is the hanger. This is the hanger where the Carolinas Aviation Museum got its start.
Object ID 1936.200.01