Avon Park AFR Architectural and General Base History


This project contains documents relating to both the architectural and the general history of the Avon Park Air Force Range. The documents range from amateur histories of the air force range to Historic American Engineering Record-like documentation.

Cite this Record

Avon Park AFR Architectural and General Base History. ( tDAR id: 391362) ; doi:10.6067/XCV81G0NPJ


Investigation Types
Heritage Management Historic Background Research Methodology, Theory, or Synthesis

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Geographic Keywords
Arbuckle Creek Avon Park Air Force Range Florida (State / Territory) Georgia (State / Territory) Highlands County Kissimmee Island Kissimmee River Lake Arbuckle Okeechobee Basin Polk County (County)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -81.63; min lat: 27.281 ; max long: -80.984; max lat: 28.179 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Avon Park Air Force Range

Contributor(s): Roy L. Barker; Mark A. Steinback; Amber Courselle; John Herr; Christina Osborn; Douglas C. McVarnish; Laura L. Knott; Daniel L. Haulman; Forrest L. Marion; Jeffrey P. Sahaida; Frederick J. Shaw; A. Timothy Warnock

Principal Investigator(s): Park T. DeVane; Kelly Nolte; Virgil Roy Beasley; Marsha Prior

Sponsor(s): Avon Park Air Force Range; US Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District; United States Air Force History Office and Museums Program

Permitting Agency(s): United States Air Force

Repository(s): Avon Park Air Force Range

Prepared By(s): PANAMERICAN CONSULTANTS, INC.; Geo-Marine, Inc.

Submitted To(s): Fort Benning Military Reservation; Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program; Avon Park Air Force Range

Record Identifiers

Project No.(s): 03-175

OMB No.(s): 0704-0188

Avon Park Air Force Range Report No.(s): AP0001; AP0027

Delivery Order No.(s): 0065

Work Order No.(s): 18

Contract No.(s): DABT10-01-D-0017; W9126G-05-D-0009

Resources Inside this Project (Viewing 1-4 of 4)

  • Documents (4)

Avon Park AFR Architectural and General Base History

  1. HAER-Like Documentation of Airfield, Avon Park Air Force Range, Polk and Highlands Counties, Florida (2011)
  2. A History of the Lands Composing the Avon Park Bombing Range (1983)
  3. Locating Air Force Base Sites History's Legacy (2004)
  4. Military Historic Context Emphasizing the Cold War Including the Identification and Evaluation of Above Ground Cultural Resources for Thirteen Department of Defense Installations in the State of Georgia (2006)