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Flushing’s World Fair – Tour with Jack Eichenbaum

Flushing’s Chinese and Korean Commercial Communities Friday, June 15, 6-8 PM ($20) with Jack Eichenbaum, Queens Borough Historian Meet at the (Korean) Coop Restaurant, 133-42 39th Ave, for happy hour (3-7 PM) which includes $1 oysters and chicken wings and $3 draft beer.  Tour departs outside the restaurant at 6 PM where a $20 fee is collected. The walk includes highlights of […]

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Tour: Flushing’s Chinese and Korean Commercial Communities

Jack Eichenbaum is holding a tour of Flushing’s Chinese and Korean commercial communities on Friday, June 15, from 6-8PM. The tour starts at the (Korean) Coop Restaurant located on 133-42 39th Ave for happy hour (3-7 PM) which includes $1 oysters and chicken wings and $3 draft beer. Tour departs outside the restaurant at 6 PM where a $20 fee is collected.  The walk includes […]

TOUR: World of the 7 Train

TOUR: Saturday, June 2, 10am-5:30pm Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, Jack Eichenbaum has led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens’ transportation corridor became his signature tour, focusing on what the #7 train did to and for surrounding neighborhoods since it began service in 1914. So much has […]

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Lecture on the History and Commerce in the Old and New Netherlands

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7pm, The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce (GFCC) and the Queens Historical Society (QHS) are co-hosting  the following presentation at the Queens Historical Society: The content of this presentation is derived from historical and geographical research and Dr. Eichenbaum’s 2016 visit to historic Vlissingen (Flushing’s namesake) and Antwerp, Belgium, also on the Scheldt river, a […]

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Jack Eichenbaum, Queens Borough Historian

Jack Eichenbaum is not only the official Queens Borough Historian, but also an original charter member of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce.  Jack works closely with the Chamber to organize walking tours of Flushing and to promote all the wonderful history and culture in our community.  You can catch one of his many New York City neighborhood tours at […]