THE BOWNES

THE BOWNES

John Bowne (1627-1695) We do not know what caused John Bowne with his father, Thomas, and sister, Dorothy, to leave Lime Tree Farm in Matlock, Derbyshire, England to travel to Boston in 1649. After a few years, John left Boston for New York, and by 1661 had built his...
FLUSHING REMONSTRANCE

FLUSHING REMONSTRANCE

About the Remonstrance In 1656, Governor Peter Stuyvesant passed an Ordinance declaring that any person entertaining a Quaker Meeting House for a single night was to be fined, and that vessels bringing any Quaker into the province would be confiscated. Sentiment grew...
Halloween History Tour

Halloween History Tour

Halloween Tours for Grown-Ups! Saturday October 27, 2018, 5pm-7 pm. Hear spooky stories and other tales of horror from three

CHILDREN’S COSTUME Party

CHILDREN’S COSTUME Party Sunday, October 28th 2018 2:00pm-4:00pm Enjoy Halloween at the Bowne House and it’s remarkable garden Featuring -The
Visit

Visit

Come visit the Bowne House, an important historic location in Flushing and one of the oldest houses in New York City!