Westbury in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles A. Lindbergh
On May 20, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh embarked on a daring trans-Atlantic flight from this spot. He arrived in France 33 hours and 30 minutes later, after flying 3,610 miles nonstop. This revolutionary flight between New York and Paris popularized and helped make aviation the integral part of our world that it is today.
Location. 40° 44.595′ N, 73° 35.622′ W. Marker is in Westbury, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Transverse Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Westbury Shopping Center. Marker is in this post office area: Westbury NY 11590, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air (approx. 1.2 miles away); Westbury World War I Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Westbury World War II Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Washington Tour 1790 (approx. 7.1 miles away); R.R. Station (approx. 8.1 miles away); Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. (approx. 8.2 miles away); Samuel Jones, Esquire (approx. 8.3 miles away); West Neck (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westbury.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 935 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.