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Tag: St. Mark’s Historic District

Beyond the Village and Back: Bowne House in Flushing, Queens — Birthplace of Religious Freedom in America

One of New York’s most historic but least known landmarks is the Bowne House, built ca. 1661 at 37-01 Bowne Street in Flushing, Queens. The two-and-a-half story wood house is the oldest building in the Borough of Queens and one of the oldest in New York City.