๏ Public Tours and Events


I try to maintain the public tour schedule on this page, but it can get out of date. So please join my mailing list and  be informed of new posts. Don’t hesitate to email me at jaconet@aol.com if you have any questions.

Dr. Jack Eichenbaum
Queens Borough Historian



Flushing “Night” Out Saturday
Saturday, August 24, 2019  12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
St. George’s Church, Main St/38 Ave.  Flushing

In 2015, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce established Flushing Night Out as the first community market and social event for the neighborhood of Flushing, New York.  Flushing Night Out seeks to bring together all the people who live and work in the Flushing community, showcase our amazing cultural diversity, promote small businesses, and make Flushing, NY a destination for the world. Flushing Night Out features area restaurants and businesses as well as live music and entertainment from local artists.

The Jewish Heritage of Queens
Sunday, September 8, 2019  2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Kingsland Homestead (home of the Queens Historical Society), 143-35 37th Ave. Flushing
Fee $5 Individual, $3 Students & Seniors,  Free for QHS Members

For generations, Queens has attracted Jewish families from a wide variety of backgrounds. Find out how the borough’s Jewish population has evolved over the years.  You’ll be fascinated by the story of Jewish life in New York’s largest borough. Join us for this nostalgic and interesting talk with local Queens Borough historian, Dr. Jack Eichenbaum