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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.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. The plaque is located inside the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Davis Ave,, Garden City NY 11530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 1.2 miles away); Westbury World War I Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Westbury World War II Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Washington Tour 1790 (approx. 6.7 miles away); Samuel Jones, Esquire (approx. 8.1 miles away); West Neck (approx. 8.1 miles away); Massapequa Hotel (approx. 8.1 miles away); Rosedale Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Regarding 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.
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
The plaque was most likely originally placed at Mitchell Field in nearby Mineola.
 
Additional keywords. Zeppelin
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 28 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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