Queens County History

Queens County History

        See also    Nassau County History  web page                               

                        Long Island Town Histories and Records web page

                                Under  L.I. Towns -- Nassau Co.

        Note:  Queens County voted to incorporate as a Borough of greater New York City in 1899; at which time, its 3 eastern towns (Hempstead, North Hempstead, and Oyster Bay) voted to separate from Queens, and following a political drama, the latter formed Nassau County, in 1900.

--  General

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--  Agriculture

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  • Carpenter, James Weaton.  The Mineola Fair.  Westbury, NY:  Agricultural Society of Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, [1965].

--  Archeology

  • Queens County In The Archaeological History of New York (New York State Museum Bulletin, vols. 237-238 Se-Oc 1920, Part 2 (Patchogue-Medford Library.  Celia M. Hastings Local History Room.  Special Collections)

--  Cemeteries

             See also  Genealogy

--  Flag

--  Flushing Remonstrance 

           See History -- Colonial Period, ca. 1600-1775  [below]

--  Genealogy

             See also  Cemeteries

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--  Historical Periodicals

--  Historical Societies

--  History -- Colonial Period, ca. 1600-1775

--  History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

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-- History, 1790-1860

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--  History, 1866-1918

--  History, 1910-1919

--  Long Island City

--  Museums

--  Neighborhoods

            [Note:  Towns existed within Queens until it became part of NYC]

--  Photographic Works

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--  Probate Records

--  Special Collections and Archives

--  Water Resources  [Wells]

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--  World's Fairs (Flushing Meadows, NY, 1939 & 1964-65)