Westbury in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles A. Lindbergh
On May 20, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh embarked on a daring trans-Atlantic flight from this spot. He arrived in France 33 hours and 30 minutes later, after flying 3,610 miles nonstop. This revolutionary flight between New York and Paris popularized and helped make aviation the integral part of our world that it is today.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical month for this entry is May 2002.
Location. 40° 44.595′ N, 73° 35.622′ W. Marker is in Westbury, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Transverse Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at the Westbury Shopping Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westbury NY 11590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marine Corps Memorial (approx. one mile away); Chosin Reservoir Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); War Dogs Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); 82nd Airborne Division (approx. 1.1 miles away); Military Medical Personnel Memorial77th Infantry Division Reserve Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); American Legion Auxiliary (approx. 1.1 miles away).
More about this marker. Monument is granite marker featuring a relief image of Lindbergh's plane, "The Spirit of St. Louis" over a map of America and Europe. The text of the marker is on a cloud.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.