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Heading south brings us into the hood known as Glen Oaks. It goes from Union Tpk to the GCP between the Cross Island Pkwy and the Nassau County line. This hood is mostly residential. The land was originally settled by John Harrison until he gave the land to Elbert Adriance in 1697, who owned the farm until he died and gave to his son Jacob. In 1772, he built the present day farmhouse that we know of today. In 1808, the farm was sold to Coxes. Around 1900, Daniel Stattel, who was the last private owner, agreed to allow for the land to be developed starting with the Glen Oaks Golf Course. In 1926, houses were being placed not too far from the farm. However, most of the developement for Glen Oaks didn't come until the postwar era when a complex known as Glen Oaks Village was built. In the 1970's the North Shore Towers were built as the tallest buildings in eastern Queens, though they were still smaller than Citibank over in LIC. Glen Oaks is still known for retaining a lot of ruralness. The Queens County Farm Musuem is more than just a museum, it is also a working farm as it still was. The North Shore Hills is the tallest point in Queens. You can get here by taking the Q46 and Q79 buses. Here is what you will find in Glen Oaks.



































































 
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