Garden City in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Camp Black
Which Existed May-Sept 1898
And Mobilized 14,000 Troops
For The Spanish-American War
In Cuba and Puerto Rico
Erected by Inc. Village of Garden City.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Peace • War, Spanish-American. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 40° 43.862′ N, 73° 36.923′ W. Marker is in Garden City, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Stewart Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Clinton Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Stewart Avenue, Baldwin NY 11510, 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. Camp Albert Mills (approx. 0.4 miles away); To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Camp Winfield Scott (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lindbergh's Flight (approx. one mile away); Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 1.4 miles away); Duke's Laws Convention Hempstead Town Hall (approx. 1.7 miles away); 82nd Airborne Division (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garden City.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on August 12, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. 2. submitted on October 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.