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Research Credits:
  • Richmond Hill Chapter of The Queens Historical Society- 1980 Publication of Victorian Richmond Hill
  • The Queens Historical Society
  • Stanley Cogan- President of QHS
  • Executive Committee of Holy Child Jesus Church- 75th Anniversary Publication- 1985
  • Richmond Hill High School- Dome Publication 1973- 75th Anniversary
  • Queens Borough Public Library
  • The Richmond Hill Public Library
  • Friends of the Richmond Hill Library
  • Richmond Hill Block Association
  • Richard Galvani- Early years of RHBA
  • Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society
  • The Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill
  • The Leader Observer
  • The Queens Chronicle Newspaper
  • Queens Courier
  • Queens Gazette
  • Queens Tribune
  • New York Newsday Newspaper
  • The NY Daily News
  • The New York Times
  • Brian Gray- Helped with Hollywood Page
  • Carl Ballenas- Local Historian
  • Barry Lewis- Local Historian & PBS co-host of NYC Walking Tour Series
  • Nancy Cataldi- contributed many original photographs
  • Jeff Gottlieb- President of Central Queens Historical Association
  • Joseph DeMay, Jr. - Contributed extensive collection on Kew Gradens to the RHHS
  • (More To Come!)



    Special Recognition to
    William Krooss
    Author/Illustrator for his invaluable book entitled,

    "A Peek at Richmond Hill Through the Keyhole of Time"
    Mary Flanagan Editor of historic book entitled,
    "Victorian Richmond Hill"

    This site is designed & maintained by Dennis Doyle © 1998-2003 webmaster@RichmondHillHistory.org
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