Teddy Roosevelt’s Visit To Forest Hills Gardens 100 Years After His 1917 American Speech In Station Sq.

Forest Hills and Forest Hills Gardens Real Estate Queens New York City

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Forest Hills Gardens, and has been the site of numerous social activities since its inception some 100 years ago. In the early years, there were annual Fourth of July celebrations in Station Square, that featured “elaborate patriotic programs, parades, games and even a costume ball. ” These celebrations culminated in a huge Fourth of July gathering in 1917, during which Teddy Roosevelt gave his famed “100% American” speech. Despite the fact that the former president was overwhelmed with about 500 Fourth of July invitations, on July 30, 1817. Continue Reading ›