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Hidden History of Queens - by Richard Panchyk (Paperback)

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Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 6 Inch (W) x .4 Inch (D)

Weight: .8 Pounds

Number of Pages: 192

Genre: History

Sub-Genre: United States

Series Title: Hidden History

Format: Paperback

Publisher: History Press

Author: Richard Panchyk

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: State & Local, Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)

Language: English

Street Date: September 26, 2019
TCIN: 78188588
UPC: 9781467138536
Item Number (DPCI): 059-09-6560
Origin: Made in the USA

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"Queens has a history filled with fascinating firsts, cool characters and ramshackle ruins. From the nation's first modern highway to the first-ever transatlantic flight, the borough has long been at the forefront of modern transportation. Poet Clement Clarke Moore was inspired by childhood memories of Elmhurst when he wrote the poem "'Twas the Night before Christmas." The infamous William "Boss" Tweed once fled jail to a secret hideout in a Bayside hotel. The remains of the old Creedmoor Hospital complex in Queens Village are haunting, as are the eerie remnants of Fort Tilden in the Rockaways. Author Richard Panchyk reveals glimpses of the hidden history of Queens."--Back cover.



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Queens has a history filled with fascinating firsts, cool characters and ramshackle ruins. Poet Clement Clarke Moore was inspired by childhood memories of Elmhurst when he wrote the poem "'Twas the Night before Christmas."


From the nation's first modern highway to the first-ever transatlantic flight, the borough has long been at the forefront of modern transportation. The infamous William "Boss" Tweed once fled jail to a secret hideout in a Bayside hotel. The remains of the old Creedmoor Hospital complex in Queens Village are haunting, as are the eerie remnants of Fort Tilden in the Rockaways. Author Richard Panchyk reveals glimpses of the hidden history of Queens.

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