2:30 pm
Originally located on Holly Avenue, when threatened by demolition, the historic Lewis Latimer House was moved to its current home in Leavitt Field in 1988. It served as the home of the African-American inventor Lewis Howard Latimer from 1903 to 1928, and is now operated as a museum dedicated to the inventor’s work. In addition,
Queens Historical Society
2:30 pm
Challenge your 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students to pick their favorite historic building or site in Queens and create a beautiful art masterpiece, while enriching themselves in the momentous history of our borough. Ideas include: Post Office, Library, Church, Statue, Temple, Mosque, Park, Cemetery or Historic Landmarked site. The drawing of the building or
Queens Historical Society
12:00 pm
Historian Jason D. Antos takes you on a “then and now” journey through numerous points of interest along Bell Boulevard in Bayside. We’ll be meeting up at 36th Avenue & Bell Boulevard (by the Cobblestone House at 35-34 Bell Blvd.) and working our way up to the Bayside LIRR Train Station. Enjoy a fun afternoon
Bayside Historical Society
12:00 am
Date: Sunday, May 19th, 2019 Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm Start Location: Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354 End Location: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 136-76 41st Avenue, Flushing NY 11355 Queens is the most diverse county in the United States with nearly half of its 2.3 million residents being born abroad, making
Quaker Meeting House
3:00 pm
Join published translators and writers Mark Weiss and Marianela Medranowas in discussing Latin American literary in connection to the themes of Home, Migration, and Race. Mark Weiss has published ten poetry titles, most recently As Luck Would Have It (Shearsman Books, 2015). He edited, with Harry Polkinhorn, Across the Line / Al otro lado: The
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
3:00 pm
This 2016 documentary tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York, the only company criminally indicted in the wake of the United States’ 2008 mortgage crisis. The 2019 Race and Immigration Film Series is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York
Lewis Latimer House Museum
7:30 pm
Please join Bayside Historical Society and honored guests at Dermody Triangle, the site of one of NYC’s oldest war memorials, as we lay a wreath to honor the memory of Baysider Captain William C. Dermody and all those who bravely fought in the Civil War. Captain William C. Dermody was an outspoken abolitionist who was
Captain Dermody Triangle
10:30 am
Living historians explain the life of a soldier and marine from the Spanish American War in 1898. Meet the horses, saddled and equipped for war. Special guest – President Theodore Roosevelt. Special exhibit of military uniforms and gear from a private collection. Free admission. Pedestrians can enter the gate at Lefferts Blvd. & Kew Gardens
Maple Grove Cemetery