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Lecture Series: Gus Schumacher, Farming in Flushing

Sunday, May 4, 2014

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.

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An authority on all things food, Gus Schumacher’s family has been in the farming industry since his great-grandfather emigrated in 1848 from Germany to New York and rented some land in the city.  His grandfather, Fred Schumacher, was born on their farm in 1865 and then moved the family’s farm in 1888 to Flushing, where they farmed in Queens County until 1968.  

Location

Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Avenue
Queens
Directions to this location

Cost

$5 Queens Historical Society Members, Students & Seniors; $8 General Admission

Event Organizer

Kingsland Homestead

Contact Number

(718) 939-0647 x17

Contact Email

kmooney@queenshistoricalscoiety.org

Categories

Education, History, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks, Seniors

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