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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Dale Mabry Field 
Answer/Pointer: Former airfield covering present day (2000) areas of Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee Community College, the Leon County Jail, etc. It was named for Capt. Dale Mabry, a native of Tallahassee, who served in World War I, only to be killed in 1922 in the crash of the "Roma," a dirigible he was piloting, on Armistice Day (11/11), 1929. See Vertical File - LC/T - Airport - Dale Mabry Field also: Tallahasee, Favored Land (Ref + Circ) 975.988 Ell, pp. 118, 120. Tallahassee Historical Society, v. 8, 1978, p. 5 (Ref + Circ) 975.988 T147A 
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