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Greater Astoria Historical Society relies mostly on grants and donations.

Go Ask Allis

I do not foresee that atomic energy is to be a great boon for a long time, I have to say that for the present…
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The Woman Who Loved Words

On March 21, 1951, Fed Astaire hosted the 23rd Academy Awards at the legendary RKO Pantages Theatre before an audience of Hollywood legends. Nominees for…
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Visit Our Photo Collection

Greater Astoria Historical Society has one of the largest collection of historic photos of Queens and New York City postcards in the world. Browse our collection and take trip back in time – who knows what you might find.

About Greater Astoria Historical Society

Greater Astoria Historical Society, founded in 1985 is the place to learn and celebrate Long Island City and its neighborhoods. Through education programs, exhibitions, the research library, our historic sites, and special events, GAHS offers New Yorkers and visitors to Queens a chance to connect with the heritage of Queens.