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

Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N.

 
 
Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker
Inscription.
Awarded
Medal of Honor
Nov. 2, 1899

For exceptional valor
and heroism at the Harbor
of Santiago de Cuba,
June 2, 1898

Dedicated in lasting memory by
Massapequa, N.Y., Lodge no. 2162
B.P.O. Elks, Nov. 11, 1964

 
Erected 1964 by Massapequa, N.Y., Lodge no. 2162 & B.P.O. Elks.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.382′ N, 73° 27.213′ W. Marker is in Massapequa Park, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Park Blvd., on the left when traveling south on Lake Shore Drive. Touch for map. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flying Field (approx. mile away); Woodcastle Hotel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr. (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frank Buck's Zoo (approx. 1.2 miles away); Farm District (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Grace Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Historic Complex (approx. 1.6 miles away); Thorn Estate (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Massapequa Park.
 
More about this marker.
Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker
An image of the Congressional Medal of Honor appears at the top of the marker.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Marker in Massapequa Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Marker in Massapequa Park
Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
4. Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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