Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First trans-Atlantic flight by Lithuanians
1923 - 2013
80th Anniversary Flight across the Atlantic
Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 40° 34.91′ N, 73° 53.493′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Aviation Road, on the left when traveling north on Flatbush Avenue. Opposite entrance to Floyd Bennett Field on Flatbush Ave Ext. There is a city bus stop about 100 feet away. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11234, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michael D Glover (approx. 2.2 miles away); John P McGonigol (approx. 2.2 miles away); Four Chaplains Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hendrick I. Lott House (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Hendrick I. Lott House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sheepshead Bay Veterans MemorialFloyd Bennett Post # 1060 (approx. 3 miles away); F. D. N. Y. (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
More about this marker. Marker is a varnished wooden sign on the median on the left side of Flatbush Ave going back to Brooklyn
Also see . . . Lutuanica - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 8, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York.)
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