Depiction of 1642 treaty between Jonas Bronck (namesake of the Bronx) and the Weckquaesgeek Indians, which would eventually extinguish native claims to lands on the river - Greater Astoria Historical Society - Photo Gallery

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The Greater Astoria Historical Society, chartered in 1985, is a non-profit cultural and community oriented organization dedicated to preserving the past and promoting Long Island City's future. The Society hosts field trips, walking tours, slide presentations, and guest lectures to schools and the public.

Regular meetings are usually held the first Monday of the month at 7:00 PM in Quinn's Gallery, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City. Contact the Society for more information and for other events.
Membership Info

Greater Astoria Historical Society
Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor
Long Island City, NY 11106
718-278-0700 | info@astorialic.org
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