Flushing, New York, USA - 1854 - Flushing
Flushing, a post-township of Queen's county, New York, bordering on Long Island sound, and on Flushing bay. Population, 5376.
Flushing, a post-village in the above town ship, is pleasantly situated at the head of Flushing bay, 9 or 10 miles E. from New York. It contains churches of 5 or 6 denominations, a boarding school, and other seminaries, and 2 newspaper offices. It is noted for the extensive gardens and nurseries of William R. Prince, of Parsons & Co., and several others, which attract great numbers of visitors from New York and Brooklyn.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
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