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Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Oyster Bay WWI Memorial

 
 
Oyster Bay WWI Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. Oyster Bay WWI Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
To the memory
of those
from Oyster Bay
who gave their lives
in the service
of their country
in the
World War
1917 – 1918
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Let those who come after
see that these men shall
not be forgotten.

Nicolas Abbati
Frank Boday
Fred H. Cassell
Luke Kiloran
Quentin Roosevelt

[ Lower Plaque: ]
The above plaque honors veterans who lost their lives in the first World War.
Originally the plan to place this plaque and memorial trees on this site was
interrupted by the death of Colonel Theodore Roosevelt in January 1919.

The cornerstone below is from the Quentin Roosevelt Post No. 4 American
Legion Hall dedicated by Quentin Roosevelt II, son of Medal of Honor winner
Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

 
Erected by American Legion.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1919.
 
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40° 51.96′ N, 73° 31.92′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of South Street (County Route 106) and Lexington Avenue / Berry Hill Road, on the left when traveling south on South Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); John Townsend (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Earle-Wightman House Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away); The British Occupation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fortified Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Matinecock Lodge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Raynham Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
Oyster Bay Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. Oyster Bay Monument
Oyster Bay World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Oyster Bay World War I Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 619 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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