NYC Honorary Street Names


Daniel Carter Beard Memorial Square (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Farrington Street and Northern Boulevard
Honoree: Daniel Carter Beard (1850-1941), an artist and writer, was a pivotal figure in the history of the Boy Scouts of America. He founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905. and in 1910 merged his organization into the newly founded Boy Scouts of America. He served for 30 years as a National Scout Commissioner and was the editor of the BSA official magazine, Boys' Life. He also helped organize the Camp Fire Girls and served as president of the Camp Fire Club of America. He founded Boy Scout Troop 1 in Flushing, one of the oldest Boy Scout Troops in the United States. (Koo)

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