Built between 1774 and 1785, the Kingsland Homestead is one of the earliest surviving examples of residential style construction common throughout Long Island, specifically Queens, in the late 18th and 19th centuries. A Long Island half-house, it is characterized by a wide side hall and double parlors off to one side. Other features include a central chimney between the side parlors, a dependent kitchen wing, and three front windows on the second floor. read more
Upcoming Events at Queens Historical Society
- December 8, 2013 1:00-5:00 Holiday Historic House Tour - 7 Historic Houses in Holiday Splendor
Holiday Historic House Tour - 7 Historic Houses in Holiday Splendor (Kingsland, Bowne House, Lewis Latimer House, Bowne House, Louis Armstrong House, Flushing Quaker Meeting House, Flushing Town Hall).
- December 22, 2013. 2:30 p.m. Join John Scardina and Friends in an afternoon of song.
John Scardina and Friends is a group of musicians playing songs of peace and hope, using music as a creative response to the insanity of war and poverty. They combine originals with covers of their favorite artists - a set might include Stan Rogers, Bonnie Raitt, Mose Allison, and Mavis Staples!