Articles by George Fox

Sacred Sites Open House (May 19)

Medieval to Modern: Celebrating New York’s Religious Art and Architecture This year’s Sacred Sites Open House takes place on the weekend of May 19 with the theme, Medieval to Modern: Celebrating New York’s Religious Art and Architecture, highlighting the [...]

Flushing Friends Cemetery

When English Quakers arrived in New Netherland in 1657, they were unwelcome among the Dutch but found acceptance in some of the English settlements on Long Island, especially at Flushing in present-day Queens. Soon many were holding Quaker meetings in their homes, [...]

End Human Trafficking

The Peace & Social Action Committee (PSAC) of Flushing Meeting invites you to participate in a roundtable discussion on the impact of human trafficking in our community and how we can address this form of modern-day slavery on Sunday, April 14, 12:30pm, at our [...]

Support Local Improvement Projects

On April 15, 2018 from 5-7PM join your neighbors for Queens SOUP — a micro-granting dinner, organized by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, at our meetingouse! RSVP @ queenssoup2018.eventbrite.com. Queens SOUP provides an opportunity for any community project based in [...]

Celebrate Sacred Sites!

Flushing Meeting will host Sacred Sites Open House on Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018. This year’s Open House will feature guided tours, a “Flushing Day” book talk on Saturday, and a concert on Sunday, as well as updates on cultural and [...]

History Revisited at Flushing Meeting

NYC Channel 5 broadcast a news report on the fantastic history of Flushing Meeting: The year is 1694, five years after the British passed the Toleration Act allowing some, but not all, religions that dissented from the Church of England to practice out in [...]

Open House New York!

Open House New York features Flushing Meetinghouse this year! Open House New York (OHNY) provides broad audiences with unparalleled access to the extraordinary architecture of New York and to the people who help design, build, and preserve the city.  OHNY became an [...]