The John Bowne House is located in Quaker meeting in 1662 that resulted in the arrest of its owner, John Bowne. Since 1947, Bowne House has been a museum.

The house stands at #1 Bowne Street at 37th Avenue in Flushing, New York. The house is a wood-frame English Colonial saltbox, notable for its steeply pitched roof with three dormers. it was altered several times from the original over the years, and was lived in by several generations of the Bowne family until 1945, when they turned it over to the control of the Bowne Historical Society.[1][2][3]

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  1. Thomas Allen Glenn: Some Colonial Mansions and Those Who Lived in Them (Philadelphia, PA.:H.T. Coates, 1898-1900)
  2. Trebor Haynes:Bowne House: A Shrine to Religious Freedom. (New York:Flushing Savings Bank, n.d. [?1952])
  3. Kenneth T. Jackson, ed. The Encyclopedia of New York City P.133 (New York: The New-York Historical Society)
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