“Forgotten NY” Tour of Old Astoria Village

“Forgotten NY” Tour of Old Astoria Village

On Saturday June 17, join legendary tour company Forgotten NY for a tour of old Astoria Village. Hear about the founding of the village by Stephen Halsey as you walk along a route that dates back to the Revolutionary War. Meet at noon at “Astoria’s Flatiron Building,” the former Gally Furniture Building, at 27th Avenue and Astoria Boulevard. You can RSVP via the website, but walkups are welcome.

RSVP for whichever tours you wish to attend to info@astorialic.org or Kevin Walsh at erpietri@earthlink.net or kevinjudewalsh@gmail.com. However, walk-ups are always welcome!

 

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Clare Doyle is a graduate of the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies as well as a B.A. in Archaeology and History from University Dublin, Ireland. She has worked for 30 years in library reference publishing in New York. Clare is the Vice President of Green Shores NYC, a non-profit group that advocates for a cleaner, greener and more connected waterfront in Astoria and Long Island City