Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
10:00 am
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.
12:00 pm
Meet inside the 1694 Quaker Meeting House, New York State’s oldest house of worship, for the tour introduction. This includes Flushing as the birthplace of religious freedom via the Flushing Remonstrance document and the movement to establish a National Park Monument site in the vicinity. From this location the group will walk on a route
Quaker Meeting House
2:00 pm
Join in to explore the historic Victorian sections of Maple Grove. Jo-Anne Raskin – Friends of Maple Grove Board Member, Lecturer and Tour Guide – will take guests back in time to visit the grave sites of many historic, notable and interesting residents. Learn these residents’ stories and the history behind Victorian funerary symbols and styles. Meet
Maple Grove Cemetery
10:45 am
I am leading a walk through old Bayside where I lived from 1943-1958. Most of the personal landmarks of my early life have vanished but there are threads of continuity and many anecdotes. Several sites have been designated as NYC landmarks: All Saints Episcopal Church, the Lawrence family graveyard and the Cobblestone house. When silent
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
This tour has it all – Walk, Ride, Learn & Lunch. Explore Corona-East Elmhurst’s history of jazz artists and music. This walking tour will include transportation to various locations throughout Corona East Elmhurst.  Ticket also includes a lunch during the tour. Presented by the Corona East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society, Inc. Seats are limited, so make sure you
2:30 pm
History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited Presented by Queens Borough Historian Jack Eichenbaum, PhD The content of this presentation is derived from historical and geographical research of  Eichenbaum’s 2016 visit to historic Vlissingen (Flushing’s namesake) and Antwerp, Belgium, both major commercial waterways. Dr Eichenbaum will discuss major aspects of globalization, including 
Queens Historical Society
Oct 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Presented by writer, photographer, filmmaker and sailor  –  Thomas Halaczinsky. Aboard his 30-foot sailboat Sojourn, Halaczinsky takes readers on a photographic and literary tour of over seventy islands of New York. His course follows the route of Adriaen Block, the first European who sailed and mapped this area in 1614. The author lives in Brooklyn and Greenport
Queens Historical Society
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Bayside Historical Society is proud to be participating in the Open House New York weekend, a five-borough-wide event that celebrates architecture and design. We will be participating on Sunday, October 14, from 12:00pm-4:00pm. Our staff will be on hand to give tours and talk about our beautiful building and its history. This event is free
Bayside Historical Society