Queens Historical Society

Queens Historical Society QUEENS HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Protecting Our Future By Preserving Our Past Established in 1968 as a not-for-profit organization, the Queens Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the history of Queens through educations programs, exhibitions, and its role as a local research center.

The Society owns and maintains the Kingsland Homestead, a late 18th-century New York City landmark located in the historic Weeping Beech Park.

Operating as usual

September Events - https://mailchi.mp/queenshistoricalsociety/qhs-rebranding-update-5055494Happy Fall Everyone, Saturday...
09/29/2021

September Events - https://mailchi.mp/queenshistoricalsociety/qhs-rebranding-update-5055494

Happy Fall Everyone,
Saturday, October 2nd, we will have a display of our Exhibition "IL PAESE VECCHIO: ITALIAN-AMERICANS IN QUEENS" at the Maple Grove Cemetery. This exhibition features the unique stories, traditions, of mostly Sicilian and Napolitan population who live in various areas in Queens.

Also, Tickets for our walking Tours are still available, Visit the website queenshistoricalsociety.org for more information
#QHS #queenshistoricalsociety #art #museum

Join us tonight, 6:30pm, at the Queens Historical Society to celebrate the Opening of the Exhibit "Capturing Queens" ima...
09/23/2021

Join us tonight, 6:30pm, at the Queens Historical Society to celebrate the Opening of the Exhibit "Capturing Queens" images by Percy Loomis Sperr and Frederick J. Weber.

Tickets available at queenshistoricalsociety.org

#qhs #museum #exhibition #gallery #queens #newyork #nyc #nycparks #art

Join us tonight, 6:30pm, at the Queens Historical Society to celebrate the Opening of the Exhibit "Capturing Queens" images by Percy Loomis Sperr and Frederick J. Weber.

Tickets available at queenshistoricalsociety.org

#qhs #museum #exhibition #gallery #queens #newyork #nyc #nycparks #art

September Spotlight Events - https://mailchi.mp/queenshistoricalsociety/qhs-rebranding-update-5049166Summer is coming to...
09/15/2021

September Spotlight Events - https://mailchi.mp/queenshistoricalsociety/qhs-rebranding-update-5049166

Summer is coming to a close and Fall is here, Our Walking Tours are back and we will be touring Astoria areas and Jamaica areas.

School is back and we are still holding our 24th annual Art and History contest where you pick your favorite historic site or prominent personality from Queens and draw it. This contest is for all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students in Queens, NY

Visit the website queenshistoricalsociety.org for more information

September Highlights - Happy September Everyone,  Our Silent Film Screening has been postponed to Saturday September 4th...
09/01/2021

September Highlights -
Happy September Everyone, Our Silent Film Screening has been postponed to Saturday September 4th due to weather conditions but we are excited to have you join us.

We also are holding our 24th annual Art and History contest where you pick your favorite historic site or prominent personality from Queens. This contest is for all 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students in Queens, NY

Visit the website queenshistoricalsociety.org for more info

Summer is nearing a close so let's enjoy it together like in the era of the drive-in theater, come join us Saturday 8/28...
08/25/2021

Summer is nearing a close so let's enjoy it together like in the era of the drive-in theater, come join us Saturday 8/28 at 8pm outside to watch the silent film "ZAZA", projected onto the side of Kingsland Homestead. DM for more information #QHS #film #queens #museum #community #newyork #movie

Summer is nearing a close so let's enjoy it together like in the era of the drive-in theater, come join us Saturday 8/28 at 8pm outside to watch the silent film "ZAZA", projected onto the side of Kingsland Homestead. DM for more information #QHS #film #queens #museum #community #newyork #movie

August Spotlight Events - https://mailchi.mp/queenshistoricalsociety/qhs-rebranding-update-5035582Happy Summer everyone ...
08/18/2021

August Spotlight Events - https://mailchi.mp/queenshistoricalsociety/qhs-rebranding-update-5035582

Happy Summer everyone home you all are staying safe, Enjoy a Summer Event at the Kingsland Homestead with a Silent Film "ZAZA" Showing August 28th at 8:00pm ticket are available on the website queenshistoricalsociety.org DM for more info

#film #movie #event #summer #queenshistoricalsociety #community #culturefromhome @itsinqueens #queens #qhs

Hello everyone! We've been working hard on the gardens surrounding Kingsland Homestead. With the wonderful weather we've...
08/03/2021

Hello everyone!

We've been working hard on the gardens surrounding Kingsland Homestead. With the wonderful weather we've been having here in Queens, it's the perfect opportunity to come check out the Queens Historical Society and Weeping Beech Park!

Hello everyone!

We've been working hard on the gardens surrounding Kingsland Homestead. With the wonderful weather we've been having here in Queens, it's the perfect opportunity to come check out the Queens Historical Society and Weeping Beech Park!

Hello everyone, hope your Summer is going well.Queens Council on the Arts' (@qnsarts) Artist Commissioning Program is ac...
07/14/2021

Hello everyone, hope your Summer is going well.

Queens Council on the Arts' (@qnsarts) Artist Commissioning Program is accepting applications for $2,000 and $10,000 commissions with the extended date through July 19! The commission is open to individual dance/choreography artists and small dance organizations in Queens. In addition to the funds, awardees receive robust professional development support from a cohort of Art Commissioners that select your work, as well as the opportunity to showcase your new work in the council's new headquarters in Long Island City. Project proposals should tell an untold story, and be capable of being replicated.

You can apply at;
https://www.queenscouncilarts.org/acp?inf_contact_key=b7db2127619d327923c1903fd6d55e92680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1

For more information you can watch the info session at;
https://www.queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/acp-info-session-for-artists-and-organizations?inf_contact_key=4b52e0ec4d6234428db0b3ae0bc31e10680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1

ACP is at once a commissioning program, as well as a professional development and community building initiative.

In addition to the funds, ACP awardees will receive the support of a dedicated cohort of Queens-based Art Commissioners.

Join a community of Queens-based dance/choreography awardees and Art Commissioners.
Participate in a series of arts salons and professional development workshops with the ACP community.
Showcase your piece at an Open Rehearsals as well as a Culminating Showcase at QCA’s new Headquarters in Long Island City.

Tell an untold story: highlighting the narratives of individuals protagonists to give underrepresented people a vision of themselves as leading characters.
Be replicable: capable of being interpreted and produced for dance by third parties, e.g. high school or dance company who wanted to do a production of your work.

Photo Credits: Top: ACP Awardee in Choreography ‘18 Guanglei Hui's The Silent Voices
Right: ACP Awardee in Choreography '19 Chuan Xie's SHED; Photo by Broderick Shoemaker.

Hello everyone, hope your Summer is going well.

Queens Council on the Arts' (@qnsarts) Artist Commissioning Program is accepting applications for $2,000 and $10,000 commissions with the extended date through July 19! The commission is open to individual dance/choreography artists and small dance organizations in Queens. In addition to the funds, awardees receive robust professional development support from a cohort of Art Commissioners that select your work, as well as the opportunity to showcase your new work in the council's new headquarters in Long Island City. Project proposals should tell an untold story, and be capable of being replicated.

You can apply at;
https://www.queenscouncilarts.org/acp?inf_contact_key=b7db2127619d327923c1903fd6d55e92680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1

For more information you can watch the info session at;
https://www.queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/acp-info-session-for-artists-and-organizations?inf_contact_key=4b52e0ec4d6234428db0b3ae0bc31e10680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1

ACP is at once a commissioning program, as well as a professional development and community building initiative.

In addition to the funds, ACP awardees will receive the support of a dedicated cohort of Queens-based Art Commissioners.

Join a community of Queens-based dance/choreography awardees and Art Commissioners.
Participate in a series of arts salons and professional development workshops with the ACP community.
Showcase your piece at an Open Rehearsals as well as a Culminating Showcase at QCA’s new Headquarters in Long Island City.

Tell an untold story: highlighting the narratives of individuals protagonists to give underrepresented people a vision of themselves as leading characters.
Be replicable: capable of being interpreted and produced for dance by third parties, e.g. high school or dance company who wanted to do a production of your work.

Photo Credits: Top: ACP Awardee in Choreography ‘18 Guanglei Hui's The Silent Voices
Right: ACP Awardee in Choreography '19 Chuan Xie's SHED; Photo by Broderick Shoemaker.

Hello all, July brings great news as we are just a week away from our July 15th re-opening. We will once again be open t...
07/08/2021

Hello all, July brings great news as we are just a week away from our July 15th re-opening. We will once again be open to the public at full capacity and also continue to provide virtual tours.

Come August 7th we will have our Sacred Sites Tour. The Sacred Sites Tour focuses on the Flushing Remonstrance which is a successful protest against the Dutch Director-General achieving one of the first instances of religious tolerance in the colonies.

Flushing, Queens is home to a diverse crowd of people and followers of many different religions. We have invited many of them to speak with us for this event, and we will go on a virtual tour of Flushing and hear various sites talk about their institutions.

We anticipate being joined by: The Flushing Free Synagogue, The Friends Meeting House, The Hindu Temple Society of North America, The Muslim Center of New York, and the Chinese Buddhist Association. So please join us for this virtual event Saturday August 7th!

Hello all, July brings great news as we are just a week away from our July 15th re-opening. We will once again be open to the public at full capacity and also continue to provide virtual tours.

Come August 7th we will have our Sacred Sites Tour. The Sacred Sites Tour focuses on the Flushing Remonstrance which is a successful protest against the Dutch Director-General achieving one of the first instances of religious tolerance in the colonies.

Flushing, Queens is home to a diverse crowd of people and followers of many different religions. We have invited many of them to speak with us for this event, and we will go on a virtual tour of Flushing and hear various sites talk about their institutions.

We anticipate being joined by: The Flushing Free Synagogue, The Friends Meeting House, The Hindu Temple Society of North America, The Muslim Center of New York, and the Chinese Buddhist Association. So please join us for this virtual event Saturday August 7th!

Happy Summer everyone, beautiful weather brings beautiful news- Kingsland Homestead is (finally) ready for re-opening to...
06/23/2021

Happy Summer everyone, beautiful weather brings beautiful news- Kingsland Homestead is (finally) ready for re-opening to the public with a full capacity , starting from the week of July 15th! 
As many of you already knew, during the past months QHS has offered multiple virtual tours and educational programs that received overall great popularity. And we are now more than happy to eventually bring the in-person experiences back to our community.  
We are looking for Volunteers who are curious and excited to learn and grow with our community at the Weeping Beech Park.
The Volunteers will be our tour guides for exhibitions at Kingsland House Museum, and will have the chance to share the amazing history of the Landmarked Weeping Beech Tree and Prince Nursery.

DM for more information or contact [email protected]

#queenshistoricalsociety #madeinny #kingsland #flushing #volunteers #weepingbeechpark #weepingbeechtree #museum #nyculture #arts #callforvolunteers

Happy Summer everyone, beautiful weather brings beautiful news- Kingsland Homestead is (finally) ready for re-opening to the public with a full capacity , starting from the week of July 15th! 
As many of you already knew, during the past months QHS has offered multiple virtual tours and educational programs that received overall great popularity. And we are now more than happy to eventually bring the in-person experiences back to our community.  
We are looking for Volunteers who are curious and excited to learn and grow with our community at the Weeping Beech Park.
The Volunteers will be our tour guides for exhibitions at Kingsland House Museum, and will have the chance to share the amazing history of the Landmarked Weeping Beech Tree and Prince Nursery.

DM for more information or contact [email protected]

#queenshistoricalsociety #madeinny #kingsland #flushing #volunteers #weepingbeechpark #weepingbeechtree #museum #nyculture #arts #callforvolunteers

⁣⁣⁣⁣Happy #Juneteenth to our fellow Queens residents & beyond!⁣⁣⁣⁣ Swipe for More ➡️⁣⁣⁣⁣In commemoration of the newly ap...
06/19/2021

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Happy #Juneteenth to our fellow Queens residents & beyond!⁣⁣⁣⁣ Swipe for More ➡️⁣⁣⁣⁣
In commemoration of the newly appointed Federal Holiday - we wanted to highlight one of the Queens Landmarks that once stood in Flushing’s downtown area - 𝐌𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐝𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐚 𝐀𝐌𝐄 𝐂𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐜𝐡 - believed to have served as a stop in the Underground Railroad and is a designated site on the Flushing Freedom Mile that recognizes landmarks connected to the abolitionist movement.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣Due to its sizable African American and Irish populations, downtown Flushing was referred to as 𝐁𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐃𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐧. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣Although city officials - including Robert Moses- referred to this area as “the jungle” made up of “ramshackle dwellings” which posed “a moral problem” to the business sector, the photos of the lots surrounding the Macedonia AME Church do not show a blighted neighborhood. African American residents are seen on the streets of modest but well-kept homes and a commercial center. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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In what it deemed a “twin attack on slum and traffic conditions,” the city cleared the six-acre site but spared the Macedonia AME Church. ⁣⁣⁣
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Entering the 21st century with the hyper-gentrification of Flushing, the Macedonia AME Church was sold to a developer for nearly $12 million dollars in 2018.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣
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⁣⁣Quoted from Queens College, Department of Urban Studies Prof. Terry Hum’s 𝘉𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘋𝘪𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘴𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘔𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘧 𝘋𝘰𝘸𝘯𝘵𝘰𝘸𝘯 𝘍𝘭𝘶𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 Online Article [progressivecity.net]⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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𝐈𝐦𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐂𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐬: ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Macedonia 𝘈𝘔𝘌 𝘍𝘭𝘶𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘍𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘥𝘰𝘮 𝘔𝘪𝘭𝘦 𝘴𝘪𝘨𝘯 Terry Hum⁣,2020⁣; 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘔𝘢𝘤𝘦𝘥𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘢 𝘈.𝘔.𝘌. 𝘊𝘩𝘶𝘳𝘤𝘩 Jason Antos for Queens Gazette, 2011 and Archival Photos of the 1850s church; 𝘍𝘭𝘶𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘙𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭 𝘓𝘰𝘵𝘴 𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘦𝟷𝟿𝟹𝟶𝘴 NYC Municipal Archives.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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#passiton #queenshistory #madeinny⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

What’s in a name?Photograph of two figures in Whitestone, circa 1930Whitestone quite literally got its name from a large...
06/16/2021

What’s in a name?

Photograph of two figures in Whitestone, circa 1930

Whitestone quite literally got its name from a large white rock, located off the point where the tides from the East River and Long Island Sound meet. In the early 19th century, the town was originally named Clintonville, after The NYC Mayor DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828). Though the town no longer bears the name Clintonville, the Clintonville Playground and Street near the East River shore still remain. Whitstone’s namesake was given in 1854, and first referred to in writing in 1860 by Reverend G. Henry Mandeville in his book “Flushing, Past and Present.”

Among the many 18th and 19th century structures that survived in Whitestone, American poet Walt Whitman’s (1819-1892) gabled house is perhaps one of the most famous. Located on 150th st and 7th ave, one can still see the 1830s house completely intact. In reference to his beautiful town, Whitman once stated: “Every morning, I am kissed by the sun coming through my window by the bay of Whitestone.”

#whitestone #whitestonequeens #queens #queensborough #itsinqueens #nyhistory #newyork #oldnewyork #oldqueens #waltwhitman #19thcentury #queensny #clintonville

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Tomorrow at 2:30 pm, come and talk with Queens Historical Society’s board member, Rob MacKay, and learn about his new bo...
06/04/2021

Tomorrow at 2:30 pm, come and talk with Queens Historical Society’s board member, Rob MacKay, and learn about his new book that chronicles the images of various Historic Houses Here in Queens.

With 200 images and long captions, “Historic Houses of Queens” explores several landmarked districts and more than 50 significant residences with oldest dating to the mid-1660s. The book looks at everything from architecture to real estate trends to the personalities of those who called the dwellings “home.”

There will be a Q&A following an overview of the book. Check out link in bio to get tickets now!

#KeepCulture #queenshistoricalsociety #hhtnyc
#EnjoyCulture #DoCulture #KeepCulture #culturefromhome

Tomorrow at 2:30 pm, come and talk with Queens Historical Society’s board member, Rob MacKay, and learn about his new book that chronicles the images of various Historic Houses Here in Queens.

With 200 images and long captions, “Historic Houses of Queens” explores several landmarked districts and more than 50 significant residences with oldest dating to the mid-1660s. The book looks at everything from architecture to real estate trends to the personalities of those who called the dwellings “home.”

There will be a Q&A following an overview of the book. Check out link in bio to get tickets now!

#KeepCulture #queenshistoricalsociety #hhtnyc
#EnjoyCulture #DoCulture #KeepCulture #culturefromhome

Address

143-35 37th Ave
Flushing, NY
11354

#7 Train Eastbound to last stop of Main St. Walk 2 blocks East on Roosevelt Ave and turn left onto Bowne Street. Walk through Margaret Carman Green Park. Kingsland Homestead is adjacent to the park. LIRR Take the Port Washington Line to the Main St Station Stop which is located between Roosevelt and 41st Ave. Walk one block North to Roosevelt Ave. Then follow the above directions.

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 9:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Sunday 2:30pm - 4:30pm

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(718) 939-0647

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Does anyone have any information on a Children's Home/Orphanage that existed in St. Albans in the 1950's? My mom and my uncle spent a few years there, and I'm having trouble locating it. I'm assuming that it was a Catholic institution because my Mom told me stories about the sisters who ran it.
Dear Queens Historical Society, Here is some Memorial Day relevant Queens history: a press clipping from the Long Island City Star newspaper reporting George C. Pfalzer KIA and a picture with his parents; my dad’s uncle Charles and aunt Tessie. The images are from my Pfalzer – Stock Heritage Project.
Tales of Queens Pride 01 of 18 This was the Gay USA coverage of the first ever Queens Pride Parade on June 6, 1993. Please, consider going to the Queens Pride Page, liking, and following future posts! And / or follow @QueensPrideNYC on Instagram. https://www.facebook.com/Queenspridenyc/posts/2794699494096216
Hi all, hope all are well! Any info on whether the Moore Jackson Cemetery Garden is still taking kitchen scraps for compost?
I read at your site: "1966 - The Queens Borough Public Library opens in Jamaica" Between 1962-1964, every day during the school year I would travel by bus from Holliswood (204th St. and Francis Lewis Boulevard) through Jamaica and on to my High School in old Forest Hills on Kessel St. I would frequently stop off at the large library building on the way home in Jamaica while changing buses. Was there another library that opened only in 1966?
Please help- where would I look for a birth record for my great grand aunt? She was born 1892-1896 in "Laurel Hill" New York. Looks like this is right around Sunnyside/Woodside Queens. I have looked in the NYC births but have come up empty-handed. Was this area considered part of Long Island at the time? Her name was Ellen Bridget Donohoe and her parents were Thomas and Mary Reilly (O'Reilly) They were from Longford, Ireland. Thank you in advance.
I am looking for pictures of Elmhurst from the 1950's. Particularly interested in pictures of Fairyland which used to be located on Queens Blvd I believe where the Target mall is now. or near there anyway.
Deep Queens roots. My family farmed in Queens and Nassau for three generations beginning in the 1850s and ending just before WW2. I will be representing this history with pictures and artifacts in the Maple Grove Cemetery Spirits Alive event this Sept 28. Here is a flyer for the event and a fragment of a 1891 Queens map showing the family farm on what is now Rockaway Blvd.
**Help Support the Sailors' Snug Harbor Cemetery Memorial Campaign** @SSHMarinersGenealogy The Descendants of Sailors’ Snug Harbor Mariners have been reaching out to the Greater New York City Metro Area Heritage (Historical and Genealogical) Societies, Museums, Military Veterans Groups, and Concerned Citizens, to invite them to join a Letters of Support Campaign to support their efforts to gain access to the old Sailors’ Snug Harbor Cemetery on Staten Island to honor their Ancestors, and all of the 6,500 Merchant and Naval Mariners interred there (1834-1976), by installing a Memorial Monument (Obelisk) and holding an annual Memorial Service. Sadly, the Sailors' Snug Harbor Cemetery is devoid of gravestones or markers, except for 15 remaining gravestones. The Cemetery is closed and not open to the public. The Board of Trustees of Sailors' Snug Harbor have rejected the Descendants' requests to access the SSH Cemetery to honor their Ancestors. The Descendants are collecting Letters of Support to persuade the Trustees of Sailors’ Snug Harbor to change their decision. For more information and Support Letter Writing Instructions, use the following link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1sZv5VFLNWw0HA-pW2i33RhbgVFQ6oExx
Good Afternoon Queens Historical Society, My name is KenTara John, Director of the Brooklyn Networks Cable Training with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations. Our Cable Installation program is now accepting applications for our next class starting Friday May 24, 2019. We offer a 6 week Free Training that will allow you to become Data Cabling Certified (BICSI, Internationally Recognized) with job placement. Our training also includes an OSHA 30. In order to apply applicants can come in person to 621 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 on Tuesday May 14, 2019 at 10:00am or Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 10:00am to 621 Degraw Street, Brooklyn NY 11217. SNAP participants are highly encouraged to apply as well as parents that have a Court Ordered Child Support case*. If you would like more information about our program please email: [email protected], visit us at our website www.bwiny.org call 718-237-2017 ext 149. **Participants with an active and open NYS Court Ordered Child Support Case can find more information here through our partnership with FAMILIES FORWARD ( https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/service/7490/families-forward-program ) Thank You!
I have several ancestors who lived in Jamaica during the late 1700s and early to mid 1800s. According to a recently uncovered handwritten "Family Record" book, William Henry Woolley died in 1848 at the age of 34 "in the house next to Lewis' store," and adding "William Henry Woolley kept a grocery store." He, along with relatives with surnames Van Sicklen, Wyckoff and Cowenhaven were buried in the "Presbyterian Cemetery on Washington Street," which I think is the current Prospect Cemetery. Is it possible to determine the address of Lewis' store in 1848? The address of William Henry Woolley's grocery store? Was there a Presbyterian Cemetery on a Washington Street in Jamaica? Thanks!
Wondering if there are local volunteers who could help me locate my greatgrandparents' grave/s in Calvary Cemetary. As with many genealogy searches, there are some mysteries but here is the information we have. James Joyce born in Limerick, Ireland around 1854. His wife, Mary Jane (Fennell) Joyce born in Liverpool, England around 1855. They had a daughter Catherine Bridget Joyce in Liverpool in 1884 then a son Richard Joyce in Manhattan in 1887. We are pretty sure both children were put out to orphanages so believe one or both parents died. Some documentation indicates James (possibly Mary) is buried at Calvary in Queens. Any help would be appreciated.