Discover the Fascinating History of Queens Horse Racing at the Historical Society
Get an in-depth look at the fascinating history of thoroughbred horse racing with the latest exhibit at the Queens Historical Society! Entitled The Sport of Kings in Queens, this incredible display highlights the monumental place that New York City holds in the history of the sporting world.
Queens has been a major center of thoroughbred horse racing since 1667 when King Charles II of England established the first race course in his North American Possessions. This exhibition details the history of this amazing sport in Queens from those early days 350 years ago to the present and leads visitors though an educational journey of New York’s cultural, social and economic impact on thoroughbred horse racing. Featuring first-hand accounts and stories of the sport’s legends, this exhibition invites you to spend the day with the horses, jockeys, trainers, and iconic races that make Queens a historic figure in racing. It is a wonderful show that introduces museum-goers to an unseen side of the city, so be sure to see The Sport of Kings in Queens at the Queens Historical Society!
We know you love your home at B' nai B'rith Queens Apartments in Flushing, New York, but it’s important to stay active and involved in your community. Attending this event is the perfect chance for you to journey outside your comfort zone to meet new people and seek new opportunities.
Sunday, January 28, 2018— 2:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
Queens Historical Society
143-35 37th Avenue
Flushing, New York 11354