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Udall's Park Preserve

Northern Blvd., 244 St. to 247 St., Douglas Rd., Little Neck Bay

Queens

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

According to local Native American lore, there once lived on the shores of Long Island Sound two tribes of giants. When they were at war with each other, the tribe on the Connecticut side would break off pieces of their mountains and hurl them at the giants on Long Island. The Long Island giants, because they had no mountains, would reciprocate by hurling boulders—a strategy that proved successful. The Long Island tribe’s victory explains why Connecticut is strewn with boulders for many miles inland, while Long Island has boulders along its northern shore.

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