FRIGHTS AND PHANTOMS OF FLUSHING
Ghoulish and ghostly stories
Meeting Point: Outside Flushing Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY between Main Street and Union Street. The tour is approximately a mile and a half and ends approximately by Roosevelt Avenue and 149th Place.
Tour Description: This tour ventures into Flushing, Queens, home to some of the oldest, best-preserved, and most historically significant buildings in the United States. This tour will examine the fascinating history of the neighborhood, as well as its abundant ghoulish and ghostly stories. This two-hour walk will take you to the places where the bodies are buried, as we dissect some of the fears that have haunted its most storied residents (both living and dead): from fear of religious persecution, slavery, mortality, ghosts, and poverty, we will find out what has kept Flushing’s occupants awake at night.
Price: $25, advance purchase required