History

Path to History Open House (June 16)

Join the Path to History Open House event at Flushing Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends on Sunday, June 16, 12:00 to 3:00pm, for guided tours of our historic meetinghouse and cemetery. Path Through History Weekends are a showcase of New York [...]

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, [...]