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Bathers in Surf, Far Rockaway Beach, Queens, c. 1897 | Photographer: Byron Company

1897 in Queens, NY

Internment of the Westinghouse Time-Capsule in Queens,1938

Alley Pond Park, Queens, 1936 | Photographer: Samuel H. Gottscho

Trylon and Perisphere at the New York World's Fair, Flushing Meadows, Queens, 1939 | Photographer: Wurts Bros.

Woodhaven, Queens after dusk

Road in Queens NY

Hair of Mary Tudor, Queen of France, clipped from her head at the opening of her tomb in 1784 encased in a locket. The famous Tudor red hair.

History Lesson: Time capsules buried in Queens until 6939 | The Queens Beat

Chemise belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots in which she was executed at Fotheringhay Castle. Of fine linen with drawn thread borders incribed on the bodice in red and dated Feb 11 1587. This is an Elizabethan undergarment and only one other of this type is known to survive.

Alexander Graham Bell - An eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Date: 1904. Photographer: Unknown – Print from Library of Congress.

Really cool food map of Queens from 2010

Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum Queens

Beautiful Forest Hills. Queens, NY.

Elizabeth I's secret locket ring with picture of her mother Anne Boleyn and herself inside. What a treasure!

Lemon ices in Corona, Queens (via joelado54 on Instagram)

Shea Stadium, Queens, NY

Illuminate the Unisphere in Flushing Meadow Park for Autism Awareness month.

Coney Island Bathers, 1899 by Thiophene_Guy, via Flickr

Timeline of the British Monarchy

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.