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Monrovia Flying Field--a historical event
Sun, April 30, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
Now, history lovers and flying enthusiasts can relive those aviation years with an event—“Monrovia’s Flying Field” which will feature chats with and stories from experts in the history of the Flying Field. There will also be photographs of historic planes, and videos of the Flying Field in action. In addition there will be photos of the McDonald Brothers first hamburger stand—which was at the Monrovia airport. Special guests include Tom Blackburn, son of the airport owner, Al Blackburn, and Gary Boen, airport historian and collector of more than 1,000 photos and papers on the airport.
The event will take place, Sunday, April 30, 2 -4 p.m. at the Monrovia Historical Museum, 742 E. Lemon Monrovia, CA. The event is free to members of the Monrovia Historical Museum and the Monrovia Historical Society. Tickets for the public are $5 at the door. Refreshments will be served.