6. Replica Benches at the Queens Botanical Garden

Bench at Queens Botanical Garden

You can adopt a bench inside the Queens Botanical Garden and choose amongst replica styles from either the 1939 or 1964 World’s Fair. The Queens Botanical Garden works with Kenneth Lynch & Sons, the company that created the original 1939 World’s Fair Benches to produce the modern replicas that use newer, sustainable materials.

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  1. wasn’t the parachute jump originally financed by Life Savers, inc for advertising and publicity purposes, just as other corporate-sponsored exhibits?

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