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Garden City in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air

 
 
commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Camero, August 3, 2006
1. commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air Marker
Inscription.  To commemorate the first crossing from east to west and the first double crossing of the Atlantic by air accomplished by the British airship R34 which left East Fortune Scotland on July 2nd 1919, landed Mineola Long Island on July 6th, and returned to Pulham England arriving July 13th 1919.
 
Erected by The Air League of the British Empire.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1923.
 
Location. 40° 43.683′ N, 73° 36.167′ W. Marker is in Garden City, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Davis Avenue. The plaque is located inside the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Davis Ave,, Garden City NY 11530, 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. Lindbergh's Flight (approx. Ό mile away); Site of Camp Black (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Albert Mills (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 1.2 miles away); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); 82nd Airborne Division
commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Camero, circa October 2006
2. commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Catholic War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Four Immortal Chaplains (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garden City.
 
Regarding To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air. The plaque was most likely originally placed at Mitchell Field in nearby Mineola.
 
Additional keywords. Zeppelin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on October 5, 2014, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 29, 2022