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Massapequa Park in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flying Field

 
 
Flying Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. Flying Field Marker
Inscription.
World’s 1st development air
port. 21 acre Fitzmaurice
Field, here 1929 to 1953 . . .
Col. James Fitzmaurice flew
1st flight Europe to U.S.A.

 
Erected by Historical Society of the Massapequas.
 
Location. 40° 41.449′ N, 73° 26.962′ W. Marker is in Massapequa Park, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Spruce Street and Roosevelt Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Spruce Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of McKenna Elementary School. Marker is in this post office area: Massapequa Park NY 11762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Grace Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Historic Complex (approx. 1.8 miles away); Massapequa Hotel (approx. 2 miles away); West Neck (approx. 2.1 miles away); Samuel Jones, Esquire (approx. 2.1 miles away); American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) (approx. 2.7 miles away); Copiague World War I Immigrant Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Flying Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. Flying Field Marker
Marker in Massapequa Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Marker in Massapequa Park
Flying Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
4. Flying Field Marker
The marker is located in front of McKenna Elementary School, seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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