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Discussion: History and Commerce in the Old and New Netherlands

In the past, this discussion on the “History and Commerce in the Old and New Netherlands” led by Jack Eichenbaum took place in January 2017. Now after a year and half, Jack has some new insights to share after ruminating on the subject and the “geo-synchronous” parallels it provides. On September 30th, from 2:30PM thru 4:30PM in the Queens Historical […]

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Queens Historical Society!

Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 Location: Kingsland Homestead 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing, NY Time: 5:30pm Price: $30 per person; tickets will be available at Queens Historical Society. Dr. Jack Eichenbaum, Queens Borough Historian and QHS Board member, will lead a walking tour from Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead to the two prior locations of Kingsland in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Flushing. The tour will […]

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Path Through History Weekend – Kingsland Homestead

Museum Tours – Path Through History Date: Saturday, June 16th & Sunday, June 17th, 2018 Location: Kingsland Homestead 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing, NY Time:11:00am – 1:00pm Price: Free The Queens Historical Society will be participating in the Path Through History, a weekend in June that highlights sites of rich heritage at historically and culturally significant sites throughout New York State. Visit us during normal […]

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Claudia Sanchez @ Queens Historical Society

Queens has a lot to offer as one of the most multicultural cities in the world; especially when it comes to food! Edible Queens, is a magazine that showcases unique local food, restaurants, bars and even recipes in Queens. On May 6th from 2:30PM to 4:30PM, the editor and publisher of Edible Queens, Claudia Sanchez, will be our guest at the Queens […]

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This Sunday’s Immigrant Voices Series @ Queens Historical Society

Sunday August 6, 2017; 2:30–4:30pm $5 Adult; $3 Student/Senior; FREE for Members The Queens Historical Society is organizing a series of talks associated with the Immigrant Voices satellite exhibit.  Executive Director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, John Choe will be a guest speaker on the 6th of August from 2:30pm–4:30pm. John works every day to expand opportunities and empower those […]

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Patriotic Picnic on July 8!

Invitation to a Patriotic Picnic on July 8 at the Queens Historical Society The Queens Historical Society is hosting a post- Independence day picnic celebration on Saturday, July 8 from 1 to 4 pm. Festivities will include food and beverages, as well as performances ranging from operas to indie grassroots music. Your participation will help raise funds to preserve and […]

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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 […]