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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jamaica

 
Clickable Map of Queens County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Queens County, NY (77) Bronx County, NY (57) Kings County, NY (171) Nassau County, NY (232) New York County, NY (1310) Richmond County, NY (116) Monmouth County, NJ (235)  QueensCounty(77) Queens County (77)  BronxCounty(57) Bronx County (57)  KingsCounty(171) Kings County (171)  NassauCounty(232) Nassau County (232)  NewYorkCounty(1310) New York County (1310)  RichmondCounty(116) Richmond County (116)  MonmouthCountyNew Jersey(235) Monmouth County (235)
Jamaica, New York and Vicinity
    Queens County (77)
    Bronx County (57)
    Kings County (171)
    Nassau County (232)
    New York County (1310)
    Richmond County (116)
    Monmouth County, New Jersey (235)
 
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1New York (Queens County), Jamaica — Jamaica Center Sidewalk Clock
This sidewalk clock, originally locared at 161-11 Jamaica Avenue, is a fine example of a vanishing street amenity. Probably installed on Jamaica Avenue around the turn of the century and designated a New York City landmark in 1981, it is a . . . — Map (db m127376) HM
2New 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
3New York (Queens County), Jamaica — Prospect Cemetery
Original Jamaica town burying ground, established 1660. Egbert Benson born 1746 died 1833, buried here. First Attorney General, N.Y. State. — Map (db m108715) HM
4New York (Queens County), Jamaica — Prospect Cemetery
Designated as a New York City Landmark in 1976, Prospect Cemetery, the original Old Burial Ground of the Village of Jamaica is one of the few remaining Colonial cemeteries in Queens. The earliest written record of the cemetery dates back to 1668. . . . — Map (db m121488) HM
5New York (Queens County), Jamaica — The King MansionBuilt 1750
Home of Rufus King, who served his state and country with honor and distinction as delegate to the Continental Congress 1784, 1785, 1786. U.S. Senator from New York, 1789-1796, Minister to England 1796-1803, 1825-1826, under Washington, Adams, and . . . — Map (db m108713) HM
6New York (Queens County), Jamaica — The Old Stone Church
At the head of this street known in colonial days as Meeting House Lane stood the Old Stone Church, used as a place of worship from 1699 to 1813, and as a prison in 1776 by the British. — Map (db m127377) HM
7New 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
 
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