Arverne Blvd. bet. Beach 56 St. and Beach 54 St.
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Sometimes names can form a chain, linking people and places in unusual ways. Remington Vernam (1842-1907) was born in McConnville, New York, and moved to New York City with his family in 1854. He attended public school and went on to law school. He first came to Far Rockaway as a retreat from the stress of his work as a lawyer, but soon saw an opportunity to develop the area.