January 26, 2014
Christine Zinser and Mary Lipsey of the Burke Historical Society presented the background to many Burke residents’ opposition to an airport in the community in the 1950s.
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Burke Historical Society leads lectures on area history.
If it weren’t for a group of concerned citizens in the 1950s, Burke could have very well been the site of a major airport. This revelation, along with many others concerning Burke’s opposition to an airport, was the topic at the latest meeting of the Burke Historical Society.