Joel Geniesse, division president of Smith Douglas Homes, which is developing this Vandora West site, said neither Smith Douglas’ head of land development or the development company at the site have seen any bit of B-17 wreckage during the excavations.
Joel Geniesse, division president of Smith Douglas Homes, which is developing this Vandora West site, said neither Smith Douglas’ head of land development or the development company at the site have seen any bit of B-17 wreckage during the excavations. Photo by Tim Stevens
Joel Geniesse, division president of Smith Douglas Homes, which is developing this Vandora West site, said neither Smith Douglas’ head of land development or the development company at the site have seen any bit of B-17 wreckage during the excavations. Photo by Tim Stevens

A B-17 bomber crashed here 73 years ago. Soon, it will be a housing development.

August 10, 2017 03:26 PM

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