Artwork of Alexandria Smith exhibited at Queens Musuem
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.
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.
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.