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Location: NW corner SR 11/Walnut Street & B Avenue East at east entrance to Freeman Field, Seymour. (Jackson County, Indiana)
Erected 1997 Indiana Historical Bureau, City of Seymour, and Seymour Municipal Airport Authority.
ID# : 36.1997.1
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Activated December 1942 as U.S. Army Air Forces advanced training school for World War II twin engine pilots: graduated over 4, 000 by February 1945. Construction of 413 structures and four 5, 500-foot runways supervised by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; named for Indiana pilot Captain Richard S. Freeman (1907-1941). Deactivated in 1948.