Saturday, August 29, 2015

Flushing Remonstrance Monument, Flushing, Queens, New York,New York

The Flushing Remonstrance is a document setting forth complaints and grievances on the part of 30 townspeople practicing a forbidden sect of Quakerism, on December 27, 1657.  Stuyvesant dispatched militia to Flushing where all signers were arrested. A monument to the Remonstrance can be found in the Bowne House garden.

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