Old Quaker Meetinghouse

Also known as: Flushing Quaker Meeting House
137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, New York

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Description 

Only surviving example in New York of a typical 17th-century ecclesiastical frame building. Proportions and framing system are prime examples of the survival of medieval techniques. Used continuously as a meeting house since 1696, except for a period of use as a prison and hospital by the British during the Revolution. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 24, 1967

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 24, 1967
Reference number
67000015
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Medieval
Areas of significance
Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Period of significance
1650-1699
Significant year
1694

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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