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Witches of Old New York

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27-16 23rd Ave
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Astoria, New York 11105
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 25
Teacher: Marie Carter

What you'll learn in this lecture class:

Just in time for Women’s History Month, this lecture will take you on a journey back in time to learn about the women who were considered “witches” in pre-twentieth century New York. Learn about New York City’s only witch trial, and the witches who inhabited Broome Street (no joke here) and many other enclaves of downtown. These women were fortunetellers, and their practice allowed them to make money and maintain autonomy in their business practices. In this talk, you’ll become acquainted with the methods and lifestyles of these infamous “witches” and the men who tried to frame them.


School Notes: OUTSIDE FOOD & DRINKS ARE NOT ALLOWED. QED has coffee, tea, soda, beer & wine plus snacks and pre-made wraps and sandwiches available.

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