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Kelly Field Historic District

  • Also Known As: 16001700 Area
  • Also Known As: Kelly Air Force Base

  • Vicinity: Roughly encompassing the 1600 abd 1700 Areas of Kelly AFB
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1917/04/05 US Army captains George Reinburg, Bert Atkinson and Carl Spatz along with civilian Eddie Stinson land their Jennys on the grassy runway at Kelly Airfield in San Antonio, Texas.
1925/03/05 Charles A Lindbergh Education Charles Lindbergh is involved in a serious flight accident during his pilot training with the US Army Air Service when his SE-5 collided in midair with that of another cadet. Lindbergh parachutes to safety.
1925/03/14 Charles A Lindbergh Education Charles Lindbergh graduates first in his class of 19 from the Primary Flying School at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas.
1943/00/00 US Army, Quartermaster Corps Architect

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Particulars for Kelly Field Historic District:
Historic Use Air facility
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Owner Federal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Architectural Style Mission-Spanish Revival
Architectural Style Moderne
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling
Level of Significance State
Historic Use Street furniture, object

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 10th July 2003

Registry Name: Kelly Field Historic District
Registry Address: Roughly encompassing the 1600 abd 1700 Areas of Kelly AFB
Registry Number: 03000626
Resource Type: District
Owner: Federal
Architect: Quartermaster Corps;
Architectural Style: Moderne, Mission-spanish revival
Area in Acres: 225
Contributing Buildings: 31
Non-Contributing Buildings: 13
Contributing Structures: 8
Non-Contributing Structures: 5
Non-Contributing Objects: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1940, 1943
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Air facility, Single dwelling, Secondary structure, Street furniture, object, Multiple dwelling
Current Function: Defense, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Air facility Single dwelling Multiple dwelling Secondary structure Street furniture, object

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