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Woodhaven in Queens County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Woodhaven Library

 
 
Woodhaven Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2019
1. Woodhaven Library Marker
Inscription.  The last public library to be built with Carnegie money. Cornerstone set June 28, 1923 by Mayor Hylan   Opened January 7, 1924.
 
Erected by Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries 📚 series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 7, 1924.
 
Location. 40° 41.664′ N, 73° 51.694′ W. Marker is in Woodhaven, New York, in Queens County. Marker is at the intersection of Forest Parkway and 85th Drive, on the right when traveling north on Forest Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven NY 11421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Betty Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodhaven Post Office (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woodhaven Patriotic League World War II Honor Roll (about 700 feet away); First House Number in Queens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fred Christ Trump (approx. ¼ mile away); Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua (approx. 0.3 miles away); Neir's Tavern / Union Course (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dexter Park (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodhaven.
 
Woodhaven Library Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2019
2. Woodhaven Library Marker - wide view
The marker can be seen here on the southwestern corner of the library grounds, behind the fence.
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Woodhaven Library image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2019
3. Woodhaven Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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