Stepney Road, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, SA16 0BEhttp://www.ameliaearhart.com
On June 17th 1928 Amelia Earhart flew from Newfoundland with co-pilots Wilmer “ Bill” Stultz and Louis “ Slim” Gordon in a Fokker F7 and on June 18th landed safely in Burry Port, becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic. An Amelia Earhart Festival was held in June 2003 to celebrate 75th anniversary of the landing.
The historic flight and landing is commemorated by the Amelia Earhart Gardens which is located on Stepney Road and maintained by Pembrey and Burry Port Town Council.
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