English established settlements in Jamaica under the Dutch Rule.
Railroad connecting Brooklyn and Jamaica was established and later leased by Long Island Rail Road
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center was founded on the Jamaica-Richmondhill border
First Jamaica high School was developed at 163rd street and Hillside avenue
Jamaica State Normal and Training school was established at what is now Parsons boulevard and highland avenue. It later became Jamaica vocational high school for girls and then Hillcrest High School7
Jamaica Estates, which later became a residential area for white collar professionals of diverse background, was built
The Grand Central Parkway opened connecting Jamaica via Kew Gardens to the Nassau Line