Charles Lindbergh's historic solo flight across the Atlantic began at Roosevelt Field on Long Island. The field closed in 1951 and was redeveloped as a shopping mall in the 70s. Although it is labeled on Google Maps as "Roosevelt Field", not one trace of the airport architecture remains.
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By: charlene


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@ 2005-07-27 17:19:19
the reason that it is labelled on Google Maps as "Roosevelt Field", is because that is the name of the mall complex that now resides there