Education/Tours

Flushing Freedom Mile Walking Tour

Learn about some of the 21 historic sites and their connection to freedom, Underground Railroad, as well as the activists instrumental and these movements.

New! Now It’s Electric!

Presented by Con Edison. Students will trace the history of power from colonial times to present. The advent of electricity in the late 19th century has paved the way for the age of technology.

Archaeological Workshop

This outdoor activity is a fun opportunity for a hands-on learning experience in archaeology.

Colonial Toys & Games

This hands-on workshop focuses on everyday activities of children in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Road To Freedom: Paper Quilting

This art-based workshop focuses on the Underground Railroad where students will create paper quilts using authentic symbols and messages.

Victorian Crafts: Silhouette Portraits

Before cameras and photography became more accessible, silhouette portraits were a popular and an affordable means to capture images of family members and loved ones. Each student will have the opportunity to create his or her very own silhouette.