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Kissena Park


Kissena Grove

The old town of Flushing may claim the rightful title as one of the historic centers of horticulture in the city. In the late 1800s this site, the Kissena Park Historic… Read More

Kissena Lake - Invasive Phragmites

Kissena Lake is home to diverse plant and animal life, including snapping turtles, ducks, herons, egrets, and gallinules. It is a ‘bathtub lake.’ The Works… Read More

Kissena Park

Kissena Park, bounded by Oak Avenue, Hemstead Turnpike, Kissena Boulevard, and Fresh Meadow Lane, was acquired by the City of New York in pieces. In 1904, the City… Read More

Kissena Park - Memorial Knoll

Memorial Knoll, located on the south side of Kissena Lake, commemorates those who gave their lives in World War I. When the site was established in the 1920s, it had… Read More

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