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Queens County Markers
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), 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 --- Corp. Washt. W. Fowler Henry Apel --- Benj. Covert John B. Bauer --- Chris. Crooker John Brady --- Harsn. Curtis L. Brunnemer --- Philip Derkes John Buckley --- Jos. A. Dobieck John W. Byrd --- John Doherty Jas. Byrns --- Jas. E. Elderd . . . — 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 with their first permanent place of worship. Until that time, Quakers attended services in the kitchen of John Bowne’s house, a few blocks away. Bowne himself is buried in the graveyard behind the meeting house. The Friends Meeting House has served . . . — 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 – it symbolized the brotherhood of man the spirit of ecumenism and the theme of the New York World’s Fair 1964-1965 ∙Peace Through Understanding∙ The Vatican Pavilion Francis Cardinal – Spellman President Most . . . — 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 Stainless Steel, the Unisphere is 140' high, 120' feet in diameter and weighs 700,000 pounds. — 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 Moses Commissioner of Parks 1934-1960 President, New York World's Fair - 1960-1965 Newbold Morris Commissioner of Parks Praeger-Kavanagh-Waterbury Engineers-Architects 1964 — 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 English flavor . Early partners included Lieutenant Governor Timothy L. Woodruff and NYC engineer and contractor Michal J Degon. An imposing entrance, with a Elizabethan style lodge and gatehouse, was designed by celebrated architect John J Petit. The . . . — 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 who made the supreme sacrifice to build a better civilization. Dedicated by Jamaica Estates Association — 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 Flushing Meadow Park at 4:45 P.M. on July 4, 1940 — 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 Battle of the Wilderness, in Virginia.       Although Robert E. Lee, it is believed, prepared the fort’s plans in 1857, construction did not begin until 1862. Built at the mouth of the Long Island Sound, across from its counterpart Fort Schuyler, 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 Battle of the Wilderness, in Virginia.       Although Robert E. Lee, it is believed, prepared the fort’s plans in 1857, construction did not begin until 1862. Built at the mouth of the Long Island Sound, across from its counterpart Fort Schuyler, 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 was used to fill packets for cannons. Construction for the foundation of the Main Magazine began 1868 and was completed in 1873. Upon completion, the Main Magazine was covered with earth. The Main Magazine is constructed of re-enforced concrete and . . . — 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 of Honor in 1944. 4. Defended American Position at Stolberg, Germany, 24 September 1944. 5. World War II-Korea 1941-1945 1950-1951. 6. Resident of Richmond Hill for more than 40 years. 7. Sgt. Schaefer's indomitable courage and his . . . — 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 this community — 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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