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New York (Queens County), Belle Harbor — John P McGonigol
Dedicated to the memory of John P McGonical Born October 31 1947 Died in the service of his country May 13 1968 Rest in God alone, my soul. He is the source of my soul. — Map (db m57323) HM
New York (Queens County), Belle Harbor — Michael D Glover
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
New York (Queens County), Elmhurst — In Honor of Queens FirefightersF. D. N.Y. — September 11, 2001
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
New York (Queens County), Flushing — Flushing Civil War Monument
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
New York (Queens County), Flushing — Friends Meeting HouseFlushing Freedom Mile
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
New York (Queens County), Flushing — Louis Armstrong House
Louis Armstrong House Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America — Map (db m7070) HM
New York (Queens County), Flushing — Quaker Meeting House
Easterly part built 1694. Remainder built 1777. Always used for worship except 1776-83 when occupied by British as prison, hospital and stable. — Map (db m42775) HM
New York (Queens County), Flushing — The ExedraThe site of the Vatican Pavilion
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
New York (Queens County), Flushing — UnispherePeace Through Understanding
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
New York (Queens County), Flushing — William A. Shea Municipal Stadium
The City of New York Robert F. Wagner Mayor Abraham D. Beame Comptroller Paul R. Screvane President of the Council Mario J. Cariello President, Borough of Queens Robert . . . — Map (db m17595) HM
New York (Queens County), Howard Beach — Ramblerville Hawtree Memorial Bridge
World War II Lest we forget Thomas Beckwith Henry Schmitt Albert Nelson Edward O'Reilly Walter Melieri Paul Pfeiffer James Talley — Map (db m51951) HM
New York (Queens County), Jamaica — Jamaica Estates - A Residential Park
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
New York (Queens County), Jamaica — U.S. Post Office Veterans Memorial
We the employees of the United States Postal Service, New York International Service Center, present this token of appreciation in honor of all veterans who served our country. — Map (db m19176) HM
New York (Queens County), Jamaica Estates — Jamaica Estates New York World War II Memorial
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
New York (Queens County), Laurelton — Laurelton Veterans Memorial
This memorial is to honor the fallen in: W.W. I W.W. II Korean Conflict Vietnam Era Grenada Lebanon Panama Persian Gulf War — Map (db m51950) HM
New York (Queens County), Middle Village — General Slocum Disaster Memorial
Burning of the Steamship Gen Slocum on the East River June 15 1904 in which 1020 lives were lost. — Map (db m7177) HM
New York (Queens County), New York — NYC Bomb and Forgery Squad Explosion Memorial
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
New York (Queens County), Queens — Dexter Park
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
New York (Queens County), Queens — Fort Totten Park59.5 acres
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
New York (Queens County), Queens — Fort Totten Park59.5 acres
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
New York (Queens County), Queens — Main Magazine of Fort Totten
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
New York (Queens County), Richmond Hill — Sergeant Joseph E. Schaefer OvalWorld War II Medal of Honor Recipient
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
New York (Queens County), Rosedale — Rosedale Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in all wars. 1962. Dedicated by the citizens and veterans of Rosedale N.Y. — Map (db m19375) HM
New York (Queens County), Rosedale — Rosedale Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Look on these names, you, who in trouble times despair. Look on these names and thank God our nation still has gallant men who care — Map (db m19374) HM
New York (Queens County), South Ozone Park — Sergeant Colyer Square
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
New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — Remsen CemeteryRemsen Family Cemetery
Col. Jeromus Remsen, 1735-1790, is buried here. Was colonel of a regiment of Kings and Queens Co. militia in the Battle of Long Island. — Map (db m32333) HM

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