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Coney Island History Project

The Coney Island History Project, founded in 2004, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit  organization that aims to increase awareness of Coney Island's legendary and colorful past and to encourage appreciation of the Coney Island neighborhood of today. Our mission is to record, archive and share oral history interviews; provide access to historical artifacts and documentary material through educational exhibits, events and a website; and honor community leaders and amusement pioneers through our Coney Island Hall of Fame.

Emphasizing community involvement, the History Project teaches young people about local history and develops programs in conjunction with local schools, senior centers, museums and other organizations.

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