“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Garden City in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Site of Camp Winfield Scott

Site of Camp Winfield Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Site of Camp Winfield Scott Marker
Inscription.  Established August 1861. A Civil War Army Camp of Instruction. Commanded by General Thomas W. Sherman.
Erected by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 40° 43.953′ N, 73° 37.824′ W. Marker is in Garden City, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of 11th Street and Washington Avenue, on the left when traveling east on 11th Street. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge (approx. half a mile away); Camp Albert Mills (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Camp Black (approx. 0.8 miles away); To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air (approx. 1˝ miles away); Lindbergh's Flight (approx. 1.7 miles away); Duke's Laws Convention (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hempstead Town Hall
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garden City.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 128 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 11, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 26, 2023