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Historic Houses/Sites (1 -  10)  of 12 listed for: I - M

Kehila Kedosha Janina
Built in 1927, this is the only Romaniote synagogue in the Western Hemisphere. Greek Jews practice a 2000 year old tradition that is separate and distinct from Sephardic and Ashkenasi Jews. The synagogue houses a unique museum and gallery of Greek Jewish life and culture.

King Manor Museum
This early 19th century house takes its name from Rufus King, one of the most distinguished figures in the this nation's early history. King served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, U.S. Senator, Ambassador to Great Britain, and Federalist Candidate for Vice President and President. Throughout his life, he was noted for his anti-slavery stance. In 1805, he purchased a farmhouse in the village of Jamaica, which he had expanded and remodeled in the Federal style. Located in an 11 a...

Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
A Romanesque Revival building with Tiffany windows that was once part of New York's underground railroad network. Tours include old basement tunnels.

Latimer House
Latimer House was the home of African-American scientist and inventor Lewis H. Latimer. It is undergoing restoration and will open as a museum with period rooms and galleries dedicatd to Latimer's life and work. Latimer, concealing his youthful age, voluteered and fought in the Civil War. After the war he worked for an engineering firm, and by observation and study he became a self-taught draftsman and worked his way up in the new electrical industry to become an accomplished electrical engine...

Lefferts Homestead
Dutch Colonial farmhouse converted in 1918 to an historical house museum for children. Special attention to life in the once small community of Flatbush as it was lived by African American, Lenape and Dutch children.

Louis Armstrong House
Louis Armstrong (1907-1976), perhaps the 20th century's most famous musician, lived for almost thirty years in a modest house in Corona, Queens. After Louis and Lucille Armstrong passed away the house was discovered to be filled with a treasure trove of homemade tape recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, autobiographical manuscripts, trumpets and other priceless material. All of these materials are currently available to the public through the Louis Armstrong Archives, located on the campus of Q...

Macedonia A.M.E. Church
Founded in 1811, this church was once used to house fugitive slaves in a basement area underneath the chapel.

Maine Maid Inn
Built in 1789, and owned by the Hicks family, this historic home is now a restaurant and was once a station on the underground railroad. It features a secret set of steps and a hidden hallway in the cellar.

Maple Grove Cemetery
Maple Grove Cemetery is a lovely and historic, 65-acre rural cemetery located in Kew Gardens in the Borough of Queens, New York City. Maple Grove is a vital, active cemetery that offers many options for burial of your loved one. The not-for-profit, non-sectarian Maple Grove Cemetery Association, which operates the cemetery, was organized in 1875. We have a long-standing reputation for providing caring, sensitive services for families and funeral directors. Over the years, Maple Grove has pla...

Merchant's House Museum
The Merchant's House is Manhattan's only family home preserved intact -- both inside and out -- from the 19th century. We tell the story of what life was REALLY like.


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