Today is Lindbergh Day in Springfield VT

Lindbergh at Springfield Airport July 26, 1927

Today is the 85th Anniversary Celebration of Charles Lindbergh’s Landing at Springfield Airport. To commemorate the event the Springfield Garden Club and Springfield Airport Commission present a re-enactment of the event.
At 2 pm, “Charles Lindbergh” (local pilot Walter Striedieck) will fly in and be greeted by “Gov. James Hartness” (local actor Don Gray). On the replicated stage will be various dignitaries, including six eyewitnesses among the 30,000 spectators that day in 1927 who will share their recollections. Reeve Lindbergh is the guest speaker. Vintage aircraft will be on display, and cake will be served. All are invited.

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