Queens, New York: Whispering Column of Jerash

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Flushing Meadows Park

Address:
111th St., Queens, NY
Directions:
Flushing Meadows Park. By subway (recommended) take the #7 train to 111th St. in Queens. Walk downhill on 111th St. (south) for four blocks. Just after you cross under a bridge, you'll see the rockets to the left; you can cut diagonally through the parking lot to get to them. To get to the Column of Jerash, walk past the rockets, turn right at the supersonic jet sculpture, walk behind the building, then make a left at the geodesic dome and walk across the bridge over the Grand Central Pky. You'll see the Unisphere ahead to the right. Walk to it, then turn left. Follow the broad promenade until you reach The Rocket Thrower, which will be straight ahead, then turn right. You'll see a soccer field on the left; the Column will be on the right, in the trees.
Admission:
Free
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Whispering Column of Jerash

Jordan's durable gift to the USA from the 1964 World's Fair. It's the oldest outdoor man-made thing in Queens.

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Whispering Column of Jerash.

Whispering Column of Jerash

It's nearly 2,000 years old. Go towards the soccer field and it will shine in all its glory!

[James Peuster, 07/07/2017]

Nearby Offbeat Places

The Rocket ThrowerThe Rocket Thrower, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
World's Fair - The UnisphereWorld's Fair - The Unisphere, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
1964-65 New York World's Fair Attractions1964-65 New York World's Fair Attractions, Queens, NY - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Metal Rats of NYC, New York, NY - 7 mi.

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