Home of a Signer of the Constitution!
If you are looking to visit Queens historic homes, look no further than King Manor. Named for Rufus King, an early American ambassador, politician and anti-slavery activist, King Manor is now a National Historic Landmark. History lovers will enjoy looking over the collections and exhibits of hundreds of furnishings, decorations, portraits and other objects from the 19th century including over 150 which belonged to the King family.
Regular events take place at this historic home in Queens, including "Hands-on History" days where families can participate in crafts, learn history and listen to stores relating to this and other historic homes in the area. This Georgian style house is open for visitors from February through December. Guided tours are offered for free; suggested admission is $5 per adult visitor.