I sometimes hear the musical question, so what was at JFK Airport before JFK was built? Well, there was something there, though not a whole lot. Before the 1940s, the huge area that became home to the airport was basically a big marsh with creeks running though it, with small settlements dotting occasional roads that ran through the marsh. [...]
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Forgotten New York is a program of the Greater Astoria Historical Society, a non-profit organization supported by the Long Island City community.
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