Lawrence Cemetery

Star of Queens: Paul Di Benedetto, president, Bayside Historical Society
Star of Queens: Paul Di Benedetto, president, Bayside Historical Society
News Queens Courier Staff 4/01/2013 at 9:08AM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY COMMUNITY INVOLVMENT: As president of the Bayside Historical Society, Paul Di Benedetto heads the board of directors and helps to define its mission. The group, formed in 1964, works to archive and preserve Bayside’s history by maintaining those properties that have already been landmarked, as well as working to landmark other sites [...]

Historical landmarks in northeast Queens
Historical landmarks in northeast Queens
News Melissa Chan 10/19/2012 at 4:35PM

Bayside and Fresh Meadows residents do not need to go far for a piece of their neighborhood’s past, as the neighborhoods boast four landmarked sites. The Lawrence Cemetery, located in a wooded area at the corner of 216th Street and 42nd Avenue in Bayside, was designated an official city landmark in 1967. According to the [...]