These programs are supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs; additional support is provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.
Locations subject to change. All tours run approximately 2.5 to 3.5 hours unless noted. Note: MTA train schedules on weekends, as well as tour dates, are subject to change.
ForgottenTour #100: Special for FNY Tour #100, Open House NY, Sunday, October 18 (TBD; tentatively north Astoria and Steinway Village)
ForgottenTour #101: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Sunday, October 25, 12 Noon. Meet at cemetery entrance, 5th Avenue and 25th Street; R train is one block away at 4th and 25th
For the first time on a FNY tour, the east side of Green-Wood will be explored, where the remains of Boss Tweed, industrialist Peter Cooper and hot dog king Charles Feltman rest.
We’ll exit on the east side of the cemetery, where the F train Church Ave station lurks near.
ForgottenTour #102: Dyker Heights, Brooklyn†, Sunday, November 8, 12 Noon. Meet at 4th Avenue and 77th Street outside R train station.
Check out Dyker Heights’ wealth of interesting buildings, as well as McKinley and Dyker Heights Parks, in this neighborhood considered a NYC suburb until the coming of the subway.
(We’ll likely end up at the N train 8th Ave. or Ft. Hamilton Parkway stations)
†New tour given for first time
All tours cost $15 for Greater Astoria Historical Society members, $20 for non-members.
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2/21/15; rev. 5/6/15