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Bowne House Historical Society

3701 Bowne St, Flushing, NY 11354-5628
+1 718-359-0528
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For First Amendment Buffs

The Flushing Remonstrance was a 1657 petition to Director-General of New Netherland Peter... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Forest-Hills-Cynic
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New York City, New York
A Place and a Person of Real Historical Note

If you are staying at the Marco Laguardia Hotel (which I have reviewed previously) I would... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2016
Thoughful-Traveler
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Madison, Wisconsin
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26 Sep 2016
“For First Amendment Buffs”
28 Apr 2016
“A Place and a Person of Real Historical Note”
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3701 Bowne St, Flushing, NY 11354-5628

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Flushing Remonstrance was a 1657 petition to Director-General of New Netherland Peter Stuyvesant asking that freedom of Religion be granted was signed here. An important processor of the First Amendment. The building is in poor shape.

Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Reviewed 28 April 2016

If you are staying at the Marco Laguardia Hotel (which I have reviewed previously) I would recommend you visit both the Friends Meeting House (directly across Northern Blvd from the hotel) and the Bowne House (roughly 4 blocks further away). In the days of Nieuw...More

1  Thank Thoughful-Traveler
Reviewed 13 February 2016

The Bowne House has for a decade or so not been really set up for visitors. But with a bit of persistence, a visit is possible, with advance coordination by phone or email. The wood-frame house was built in 1661, and is considered the second-oldest...More

2  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

It is a little bit disappointed for the trip. There is no access to the building as construction is going on. The tall fences are all around the site, giving you a hard time even to get a glimpse of the building. It might be...More

2  Thank flora z
Reviewed 11 September 2012

The Bowne House has preserved the original artifacts. You walked through history as you walked through the place. It was interesting to see how history was made.This trip is for families, older students, and history buffs. It is a no touch display. Great house to...More

5  Thank adeianna
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