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Massapequa Park in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N.

 
 
Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker
Inscription.  
Awarded
Medal of Honor
Nov. 2, 1899

For exceptional valor
and heroism at the Harbor
of Santiago de Cuba,
June 2, 1898

Dedicated in lasting memory by
Massapequa, N.Y., Lodge no. 2162
B.P.O. Elks, Nov. 11, 1964

 
Erected 1964 by Massapequa, N.Y., Lodge no. 2162 & B.P.O. Elks.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1844.
 
Location. 40° 41.382′ N, 73° 27.213′ W. Marker is in Massapequa Park, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Park Blvd., on the left when traveling south on Lake Shore Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Massapequa Park NY 11762, 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. Flying Field (approx. ¼ mile away); Woodcastle Hotel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr. (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frank Buck's Zoo
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); First Fire House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Killian's Hotel (approx. 1½ miles away); Tryon Hall Site (approx. 1.6 miles away); Farm District (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Massapequa Park.
 
More about this marker. An image of the Congressional Medal of Honor appears at the top of the marker.
 
Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker
Marker in Massapequa Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Marker in Massapequa Park
Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
4. Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 683 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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