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Lewis H. Latimer House


This historically preserved residence—which served as the home of African-American inventor Lewis H. Latimer from 1903 until his death in 1928—examines the contributions that Latimer and other African-Americans have made to science and technology. The museum also holds regular seasonal and historical events, such as an annual holiday tree-lighting ceremony and a historical food fair.

34-41 137th St.
Queens, NY 11354
  (718) 961-8585
  Hours: Wed. and Fri., 11am¬–4pm

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