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Bayside Historical Society helping to preserve and teach neighborhood’s extensive history for 60 years

Bayside Historical Society

Mar. 29, 2024 By Ethan Marshall As the Bayside Historical Society celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2024, the organization continues to have a significant impact on the Bayside community as a whole. Whether it is preserving historical artifacts and buildings or educating the public about the area’s history, the Bayside Historical Society has done a…
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Bayside’s celebrity heritage: A nostalgic journey through maps


Mar. 29, 2024 By QNS News Team Bayside, a community renowned for its illustrious past filled with famous personalities, has some old maps that could take you on a nostalgic journey back to its star-studded history. For years, the area has been a curiosity magnet, attracting inquiries about the homes of notable actors and actresses…
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Bayside Historical Society celebrates 60 years as longest serving president steps down


Mar. 26, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan As the Bayside Historical Society celebrated 60 years inside Fort Totten Castle, attendees witnessed changes in leadership during the annual membership meeting held earlier this month.  On the evening of Wednesday, Mar. 20, dozens of members and nonmembers gathered for the annual meeting that coincides with a St. Patrick’s…
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Art show latest partnership between Cord Meyer Development Company and Bayside Historical Society

NY: Bayside Historical Society-Art Show

Feb. 28, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Cord Meyer Development Company and the Bayside Historical Society have a long history of partnering together, with the current Bayside Historical Society Winter Art Show at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center being the latest example. This year marks the 23rd year for the show. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held live at the castle at Fort Totten, where the Bayside Historical Society is located. With the pandemic preventing in-person shows, the 2021 show was arranged to be online. Cord Meyer Development had been looking for creative ways to enhance the Bay…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend


Jan. 18, 2024 By Aidan Pellegrino The city of Queens has plenty of things to do over the winter, and this weekend is no exception. Whether it’s at a park, show or it’s just a great place to eat and relax, there is always something for everyone.   Friday, Jan. 19   Alley Pond Park Forest Restoration Come volunteer at Alley Pond Park to help rebuild and restore the local ecosystem and learn about the importance of topics such as environmental conservation and species diversity. (Adventure Course Parking Lot, Union Turnpike, Oakland Gardens. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Admission: Free) Jr. Knicks…
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Events at Bayside Historical Society in the new year, including castle tours 


Jan. 1, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan With the motto of “hold the past for the future,” the Bayside Historical Society offers a range of events for history buffs looking to learn more about how the borough they know today was shaped. But not all of the historical society’s upcoming events are history related. Its roster…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend


Dec. 7, 2023 By Nevine Salameh This weekend in Queens is packed with jolly workshops, markets, concerts, shows and more family friendly activities.    Check out this week’s curated holiday list that ensures there is something for every friend, date and family member.   Friday, Dec. 8   New York Croons For Christmas: Colm Reilly…
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Costumed runners show their Halloween spirit during annual Totten Trot 5K race in Bayside


Oct. 31, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Bayside Historical Society’s 22nd annual Totten Trot 5K race gathered over 200 costume-clad runners on Saturday, Oct, 29 in Bayside.  The Halloween themed race looped contestants across the historic Fort Totten Park, which faces Little Neck Bay. The 3.1 mile race started and ended at the landmarked Officer’s Club…
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Not just history: Fun events planned at Bayside Historical Society this fall


Oct. 2, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan While pumpkin patches and corn mazes rank high on many fall activities lists, they’re not the only fun events you can look forward to in the upcoming months.  The Bayside Historical Society, founded in 1964, is actively preserving the history of Bayside and neighboring communities. As part of their efforts to engage visitors, they host an array of events in Fort Totten Park to cultivate an appreciation for the area.  But if you’re not a history buff, don’t worry, not all of their events have a historical undertone. If you are the type to…
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Community gathers for inaugural Winter Festival at Bay Terrace

Feb. 27, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Bay Terrace Shopping Center hosted its first-ever Winter Festival on Sunday, Feb. 26. Cord Meyer Development Company planned the event with assistance from the Bayside Historical Society, Dancing Dreams, Commonpoint Queens, Bayside Little League and local Girl Scout Troops. According to Cord Meyer Development Company Vice President Controller…
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