Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Oyster Bay WWI Memorial
from Oyster Bay
who gave their lives
in the service
of their country
1917 – 1918
Let those who come after
see that these men shall
not be forgotten.
Fred H. Cassell
[ Lower Plaque: ]
The above plaque honors veterans who lost their lives in the first World War.
Originally the plan to place this plaque and memorial trees on this site was
interrupted by the death of Colonel Theodore Roosevelt in January 1919.
The cornerstone below is from the Quentin Roosevelt Post No. 4 American
Legion Hall dedicated by Quentin Roosevelt II, son of Medal of Honor winner
Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
Erected by American Legion.
Location. 40° 51.96′ N, 73° 31.92′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of South Street (County Route 106) and Lexington Avenue / Berry Hill Road, on the left when traveling south on South Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); John Townsend (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Earle-Wightman House Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away); The British Occupation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fortified Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Matinecock Lodge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Raynham Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.