History and Commerce in the Old and the New Netherlands

Sep 30, 2018, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM Location: 143-35 37th avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

The content of this presentation is derived from historical and geographical research and Dr. Eichenbaum's 2016 visit to historic Vlissingen (Flushing's namesake) and Antwerp, Belgium, also on the Scheldt river, a major commercial waterway. Dr. Eichenbaum is an urban geographer and the Queens Borough Historian. Suggested admission: QHS members by donation, others, $5; Light refreshments