Honoring the Four Heroic Chaplains who gave their life jackets that four soldiers might live. The S. S. Dorchester was torpedoed February 3, 1943. As it sank the four were seen linked arm in arm, heads uplifted in prayer.
• Lt G. L. Fox, . . . — Map (db m101325) WM
Dedicated to the memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal
Michael D Glover "Semper Fi" Born January 19 1978 Died in the service of his country August 16 2006
"Your light will never go out" — Map (db m57321) WM
The gift you gave, the price you paid will never be forgotten, as surely as your life you gave, our gratitude is written; Inscribed today on history’s page for all to see, a lore of one who modeled courage, a hero’s legacy. — Map (db m92537) HM WM
Erected in memory of the Patriotic Volunteers from Flushing who sacrificed their lives in the War for the preservation of our Union 1861-1865 [ Side 2: ] Capt. Wm. Dermody Lieut. Emil Schubert --- Sgt. Wm. H. Teppy Sgt. Asa. Fowler --- . . . — Map (db m43070) HM
The Friends Meeting House was the first house of worship in the village of Flushing. It is New York City’s oldest house of worship in continuous use, and the second oldest in the nation. The house was built in 1694, and provided Flushing’s Quakers . . . — Map (db m42964) HM
This the site of the Vatican Pavilion was
authorized by POPE JOHN XXIII visited on October 4, 1965 by
POPE PAUL VI
during his mission of peace to
THE UNITED NATIONS
the building exhibited Michelangelo’s Pieta and
other art treasures . . . — Map (db m31289) HM
Dedicated toward man's aspirations to Peace Through Understanding and symbolizing his achievements in an expanding universe.
Built and presented by the United States Steel Corporation (USS)to the New York World's Fair April 22, 1964.
Made of . . . — Map (db m17594) HM
IN 1907, real estate developers Ernestus Guilick and Felix Isman purchased 500 acres of land north of the Colonial Village of Jamaica, here they established the Jamaica Estates Corporation. Their purpose was to erect an affluent resort with an . . . — Map (db m38497) HM
1941 - 1945
World War II
John Adikes Jr • Norman H Puff • Sigmund Gilmore • Peter P Renzo • Kenneth S Kinnes • Joseph A Schiebel • John B Lovely • Donald J Schneider • Paul W Olson • Charles J Yodice
In honor of these men of Jamaica Estates . . . — Map (db m38735) HM
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of detectives
Joseph J. Lynch and Ferdinand A. Socha
Bomb and Forgery Squad
Who were killed in the line of duty while examining a time bomb taken from the British Pavilion of the World's Fair in . . . — Map (db m21514) HM
Dexter Park 1911 - 1955
Home of Max Rosner's Bushwicks
1st night game 7/23/30
Joe DiMaggio, Casey Stengel, Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, Phil Rizzuto, Hank Greenberg, Lou Gerhig, Babe Ruth, Josh Gibson all played here. — Map (db m18329) HM
History This park takes its name from the Civil War era fortress on the property. Originally referred to by its location on Willets Point, the Army officially named it for General Joseph Totten (1788-1864), following his demise in the . . . — Map (db m65125) HM
History This park takes its name from the Civil War era fortress on the property. Originally referred to by its location on Willets Point, the Army officially named it for General Joseph Totten (1788-1864), following his demise in the . . . — Map (db m65126) HM
Within the northeast corner of the Fort Totten Water Battery lies the “Main Magazine”. The Main Magazine consists of three vaulted rooms. The two larger rooms, numbers two and three, were used to store gun powder, while room number one . . . — Map (db m65129) HM
The monument's eight inscriptions commemorating Schaefer's service are:
1. Sgt. Joseph E. Schaefer Medal of Honor.
2. Sgt. Joseph E. Schaefer Company I 18th Infantry First Infantry Division United States Army.
3. Awarded Congressional Medal . . . — Map (db m62340) WM
Dedicated to the memory of Wilbur E Colyer Sergeant Co. A 1st Engineers 1st Division USA Killed in action October 10, 1918 Hill 269 Verdun France Awarded the Medal Of Honor
Erected by the Wilbur E Colyer Post 28 American Legion and citizens of . . . — Map (db m54546) HM