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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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Time Capsule II Marker

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  • Description: Large round granite marker
  • Materials: Granite
  • Dimensions: 33 ½"h x 79"diam
  • Dedicated: October 16, 1965
  • Donor: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
  • Inscription: THE TIME CAPSULES / DEPOSITED / SEPTEMBER 23, 1938 / AND / OCTOBER 16, 1965 / BY THE / WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION / AS A RECORD OF / TWENTIETH CENTURY CIVILIZATION / TO ENDURE FOR 5000 YEARS /

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Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

Due to upcoming emergency ceiling work at the Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center, the pool will be closed to the public for at least 6 weeks starting on Monday, January 13, 2020.

ParkFlushing Meadows Corona Park

Due to construction, the 111th Street Parking Lot (Henry Hudson Entrance) is closed as of May 28, 2019. Please view this project on our Capital Project Tracker page for the latest updates.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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