Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Hawthorne School of Aeronautics



Marker ID: SCHM 38-21
Location: on US 21 about 2.6 miles S of Orangeburg at entrance (Road 57) to Methodist Home
County: Orangeburg
Coordinates: N 33° 25.899    W 080° 50.270
  33.43165    -80.837833
Style: Free Standing **
 



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From 1941 to 1945,5,924 American & French pilots were trained here, totaling almost 330,000 flight hours. Site is 1 mi. NW.

Erected by World War I1 Hawthorne Pilot Training Association and Association Du Personnel Navigant Francais Forme Aux USA - 1991