Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground Conservancy

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Announcement

Artwork of Alexandria Smith exhibited at Queens Musuem - Aprial 7 - August 18, 2019

Alexandria Smith’s Monuments to an Effigy takes the histories of The Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground and the Macedonia A.M.E. Church in Flushing, Queens as points of departure for an exhibition that evokes an altar or commemorative space.

Exhibition Info

Mayoral Press Conference

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Borough President Melinda Katz held a press conference Friday October 26th at 11am

  • Mayor unveiled Parks' design for Burial Ground
  • Thank you for your support and attendance.
  • Thank you Mayor de Blasio, Borough President Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Koo for your funding and support.

    Unanimous Approval

    Community Board 7 has unanimously approved Parks' design

  • Design includes Memorial commomorating 399 known individuals of the many interred at the burial ground.
  • Memorial wall features the 4 individuals whose families had purchased marble headstones in the 19th century.

    Historic Preservation Status

    We have excellent news. We have obtained status as an historic site on both the New York state and national level.


    OTFGBC In the News

    See the write up and photos of the Burial Ground on the Queens Memory website.
  • Conservancy group meeting with Jennifer Betworth in Albany for Historic Preservation Status