Category: History

History | 12th February 2019

The Search for Freedom in Queens

The Bowne House and Lewis Latimer House Museum Celebrate Black History Month Highlights from the Bowne and Parsons Families’ Activities in Abolition and the Underground Railroad Robert Bowne (1744), the great-grandson of John Bowne, was both an early and prominent abolitionist in the family active in the anti slavery movement. In 1785, he joined with […]

Entertainment | 8th December 2018

Explore History & Culture on #HollyTour2018

The holidays are up-and-coming! Treat your friends and family to the great history of Flushing through the Holiday Historical House Tour this weekend on Sunday, December 9, 1-5pm. With just one ticket, guests can visit SEVEN historical houses, landmarks, and museums! Sites will include musical performances, enjoyable holiday crafts, and themed seasonal displays and decorations as […]

History | 8th July 2018

Must-see Exhibitions in December

The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making is a multimedia exhibition bringing together artists, designers, CUNY students and local communities to reflect on the art of making, craftsmanship and technology in today’s globalized world. The exhibition calls attention to larger systems at play that influence the state […]