1918 Crash Site
On Aug.16, 1918 an aircraft
accident at this site
claimed the lives of 2nd Lts.
C.S. Gideon & Harold Maxson
stationed at Brindley Field.
Erected by the Town Historian
Erected by Commack Town Historian.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical date for this entry is August 16, 1918.
Location. 40° 51.094′ N, 73° 17.335′ W. Marker is in Commack, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Havemeyer Lane and Ott Place, on the left when traveling east on Havemeyer Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 Havemeyer Lane, Commack NY 11725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Burr Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Carll Burr House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Comac Church (approx. half a mile away); Town of Huntington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Whitman's Hollow (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hubbs House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brindley Field (approx. 1.4 miles away); Howard Orphanage (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Commack.
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