This tour has been rescheduled from a rather brutal weekend last month--here's hoping that there'll be lovely breezes that evening! From the brave English settlers who defied tyrannical Dutch governor Peter Stuyvesant in the name of religious tolerance, to the oldest house of worship in New York State, to the terrible sacrifice suffered by Declaration of Independence Signer Francis Lewis, Flushing has seen New York history unfold on its grounds since the 1600s. Find out where Thomas Jefferson shopped for trees for his beloved Monticello, and where Quaker founder George Fox preached to hundreds under the shade of two grand oak trees, all here in the erstwhile village once called the prettiest on Long Island. *Please note: This tour is about Flushing from the 1600s through the early 20th century, not present-day Asian Flushing* Where to meet: Meet outside the Burger King, near the corner of Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue. Take the 7 to "Main Street", the very last stop. When to meet: 4:45 for a 5pm start. I will be holding a sign that reads, "Historic Flushing" Fee: $15 cash, exact change appreciated! The tour will be approximately 2/2.5 hours long. While Friendly Native tours walk rain or shine 99.9% of the time, on rare occasions they will be postponed in cases of what can be deemed dangerous weather, and an email sent out to that effect to all who have registered for the event.