“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Woodhaven, New York

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Queens is the county seat for Queens County
Woodhaven is in Queens County
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      Bronx County (95)  
      Kings County (235)  
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      Richmond County (166)  
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1New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — 1940 Woodhaven P O[Woodhaven Post Office]
Art Moderne bldg of enameled panels & classical windows & doors. The WPA mural by Ben Shahn represents the Bill of Rights and is landmarked.Map (db m133643) HM
2New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua
8026 88 Avenue Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua Born 6-17-23 to Maria & Luigi Emigrés From Calitri Italy Honorary Prelate Pope Paul VI Made Cardinal 6-28-91 Phila. PA Map (db m133384) HM
3New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — Betty Smith
Betty Smith 1943 Betty lived here while she wrote "A Tree Grows In Bklyn” The movie won an Academy Award in 1945. The house has been restored By R. Leonardi Map (db m133502) HM
4New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — 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
5New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — First House Number in Queens
First house number, in Queens, on house opposite here, under numerical street & house number system started 1913 by Topographical Bureau C.U. Powell, Engineer in ChargeMap (db m133503) HM
6New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — Fred Christ Trump
Born in Woodhaven Oct. 11, 1905 Began building at 15, built this store   Founded E. Trump & Son now Trump Organization Father of "The Donald" Map (db m133230) HM
7New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — Mae West
MAE WEST 8905-88 St. Born 8-17-1893 - Died 11-22-1980 Wrote plays & autobiography Performed in Woodhaven & Jamaica Credited with saving Paramount Buried in Cypress Hills Cemetery Map (db m133231) HM
8New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — Neir's Tavern / Union Course
"The Most Famous Bar You've Never Heard of” PBS tv Neir's is one of America's oldest and most historic, continuously operating taverns. Founded in 1829, it retains much of its historical character, including a 150-year old mahogany bar . . . Map (db m134238) HM
9New 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
10New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — St. Anthony Hospital
Former site of St. Anthony Hospital 1914 farm & TB hospital run by German Franciscan Sr. of Poor working farm & PS annex for children made breakthroughs in pulmonary & heart treatments. Map (db m133334) HM
11New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — Woodhaven Library
The last public library to be built with Carnegie money. Cornerstone set June 28, 1923 by Mayor Hylan   Opened January 7, 1924.Map (db m133642) HM
12New York (Queens County), Woodhaven — Woodhaven Patriotic League World War II Honor Roll1941 - 1945
The Woodhaven Patriotic League on behalf of the citizens of Woodhaven dedicates this tablet in grateful memory of those who died in the service of their country in World War II They sacrificed the promise of youth in a war for freedom, now they . . . Map (db m134248) WM
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Jul. 5, 2022