Paul Graziano, Clip 1: Evolution of Flushing
Collection: Queens Memory Project Collection at Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives: Paul Graziano
Description: Mr. Graziano describes how Flushing was a small town before the railroad was built. Then it became a resort town 1840-1870. People from Manhattan would travel by ferry to Long Island City, take a train to Flushing. Original farms were carved into estates. Then Flushing began to suburbanize.
Real estate development; Farms; Land subdivision
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