Sheridan, Arkansas: Fake B-17 Bomber Marks Crash Site

A B-17 Flying Fortress bomber crashed in 1943, killing its crew. In 2015, after years of work, the American Legion erected a full-size replica of the plane on the spot, the centerpiece of an acre-size memorial carved out of the woods.
Grant 51, Sheridan, AR
From the intersection of US Hwys 270 and 167 in Sheridan, drive north on US Hwy 167 for one mile. Turn left at the stoplight onto Hwy 35. Drive 2.5 miles. Turn right onto Grant 51. Drive two miles. You'll see the plane on the right.
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Fake B-17 Marks B-17 Crash Site

Not exactly built to scale, but still a very nice memorial.

[Greg Harrison, 06/14/2016]

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