Bowne house

Flushing Meeting Participates in Open House

On May 16 and 17, the 17th century BOWNE HOUSE, the oldest house in Queens, and FLUSHING MEETING will take part in the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s “Sacred Sites Open House Weekend” and the “Flushing Historic Sacred Sites Weekend.” VOLUNTEER: Saturday May 16 from [...]

Flushing Remonstrance Bill Goes to President

The right to religious freedom in America has its roots in Flushing, and now federal lawmakers want to preserve local buildings, including the John Bowne House, where the struggle for religious freedom took place. Congress passed a bill that would require the federal government to maintain sites [...]