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Glen Cove in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sgt. Major Daniel J. Daly

United States Marine Corps

 
 
Sgt. Major Daniel J. Daly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. Sgt. Major Daniel J. Daly Marker
Inscription.  
Medal of Honor
Seige of Peking
1900

Medal of Honor
Haitian Rebellion
1915

Navy Cross   1918

Distinguished Service Cross   1918

A native of Glen Cove, Dan Daly will live forever as a hero, a legend, a two time Medal of Honor winner and as a United States Marine.

Dedicated this day November 20, 1993
by the City of Glen Cove

 
Erected 1993 by City of Glen Cove.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: HeroesPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is November 20, 1993.
 
Location. 40° 52.113′ N, 73° 37.846′ W. Marker is in Glen Cove, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Forest Avenue and School Street, on the left when traveling south on Forest Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Cove NY 11542, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glen Cove WWI Memorial (here, next to this marker); John E. Miller
Sgt. Major Daniel J. Daly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. Sgt. Major Daniel J. Daly Marker
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(here, next to this marker); Glen Cove Korea Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Carpenters (a few steps from this marker); Glen Cove Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Glen Cove WWII Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Glen Cove Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Polish American Freedom Fighters (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Cove.
 
More about this marker. The crest of the US Marines appears at the top of the marker. The crest of the City of Glen Cove is at the bottom.
 
Marker in Glen Cove image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Marker in Glen Cove
Several markers and monuments are found in Veterans Memorial Plaza in Glen Cove. The Sgt. Major Daniel J. Daly marker is seen here in the center of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 7, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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