This is too Easy of a question! Prior to the Founding of the Country as the United States of America, It was the Primary passage route for George Washington and his men. Manhattan was seen from the shores of Long Island City, and purchased from where Costco now stands! While every Presidential Candidate trolls for money in Manhattan, It is Queens where they conduct their tour for votes!
As the most populous County in NY State, Robert Moses developed the Surface transportation network
based on expanding the county line of queens. It was his thought to Build on the road works of the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway system. There are more Subway cars running through Queens county then the in the rest of the world combined! Queens is home to more Celebrities then any other county in the world! It has the world's largest parking lot, (long Island express way) Over 3/4's of the members of the United Nations live in Queens County. Queens has more restaurants per-cap then anywhere else on earth! Queens has been home to more scientist then any other county in the world. More TV shows have been filmed in queens then any other place on earth! Queens has produced more Medal of Honor , Silver stars, Flying cross, purple Hearts, other medals of valor then any other part of the Country! There are more Boat owner's, Pools, & Sports Clubs in queens then in any other part of the country! We have the most single family homes, multi family homes then any other County in the United states. We also have been known as the home of Murder Incorporated, the small mobster club responsible for taking out more Mob rival then any other Group. There are more babies born in Our Hospitals then in any other Hospital group in the country!
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