The Historic Hempstead Plains

Mitchel Field - Santini Sub Base 1

This is a small section of an aerial photo of Santini sub base no.1, at Mitchel Field. Santini sub base no. 1 was used to treat returning war wounded. Santini was south of Hempstead Turnpike and bounded on the east by Merrick Ave. The southern boundary was two blocks south of Front Street. - Photo #9472 courtesy of the Nasau County Museum - LISI collection.