Support is provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.
Tour dates and locations subject to change. All tours run approximately 2-and-a-half hours unless noted. Note: MTA train schedules on weekends, as well as tour dates, are subject to change.
All tours cost $15 for Greater Astoria Historical Society members, $20 for non-members.
RSVP for whichever tours you wish to attend to firstname.lastname@example.org or Kevin Walsh at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. However, walk-ups are always welcome.
Sunday, August 26 — Richmond Terrace, Staten Island — Meet in front of the Staten Island Ferry terminal in lower Manhattan (#1, R train) at 11 AM; we will get the 11:30 boat. Staten Island residents, meet us in front of Staten Island Borough Hall at Richmond Terrace and Bay Street at about noon.
Take a walk in historic, picturesque St. George and New Brighton on this architecture-laden tour that will see us visit the recently restored St. George Theater, the landmarked cottages of St. Marks Place, stroll Richmond Terrace along the Kill Van Kull, see a clutch of more beautiful homes in New Brighton and finish with a drink at historic Liedy’s Shore Inn! Special start time 11AM; see details above.
Sunday, September 16 — Brooklyn Heights — meet and route TBD
Sunday, September 30 — College Point/Poppenhusen Institute — meet and route TBD
Sunday, October 14 — East Village, Manhattan — meet and route TBD
Sunday, October 28 — Eastern Green-Wood Cemetery/Windsor Terrace — meet and route TBD