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  • Collection: Long Island Photograph Collection

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Dreamland was an amusement park at Coney Island, Brooklyn, from 1904 to 1911. It was famous for its freak shows and water rides. On May 27th, 1911, the "Hell gate" attraction caught fire and Dreamland was destroyed. In this photograph the "Fighting…

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Charles Lindbergh took off on May 20, 1927 in the "Spirit" from Roosevelt Field, Garden City (Long Island), New York and landed 33 hours, 30 minutes later at Aéroport Le Bourget in Paris, France, a distance of approximately 3,600 miles.

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Charles Lindbergh took off on May 20, 1927 in the "Spirit" from Roosevelt Field, Garden City (Long Island), New York and landed 33 hours, 30 minutes later at Aéroport Le Bourget in Paris, France, a distance of approximately 3,600 miles.