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Camp Albert Mills

 
 
Camp Albert Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Philip Gilson, August 12, 2017
1. Camp Albert Mills Marker
Inscription.  
Site of Camp Albert Mills Established August 1917 A World War 1 Army Camp Used by the 42nd Infantry Known as the Rainbow Division
 
Erected by Inc. Village of Garden City.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1917.
 
Location. 40° 43.635′ N, 73° 37.205′ W. Marker is in Garden City, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Commercial Avenue and Clinton Street, on the right on Commercial Avenue. Across intersection is the 42nd Infantry Division (The Rainbow Division) monument. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garden City NY 11530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Camp Black (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Camp Winfield Scott (approx. 0.7 miles away); To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lindbergh's Flight (approx. 1.2 miles away); Duke's Laws Convention (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hempstead Town Hall
42nd Infantry Div Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Philip Gilson, August 12, 2017
2. 42nd Infantry Div Monument
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 1.8 miles away); 82nd Airborne Division (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garden City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Camp Mills. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on August 14, 2017, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York.) 

2. Rainbow Division Veterans Foundation. Foundation website homepage (Submitted on August 14, 2017, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2017, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2017, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 30, 2022