Category: Washington Heights

Historic Upper Manhattan Adventure: Morris-Jumel Mansion and the High Bridge

By Seth Fera-Schanes Morris-Jumel Mansion A 150 year old home is located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan.  The Morris-Jumel Mansion was built in 1765 and has a National Historic Landmark designation.  This is a historical must see in New York.  The residence was used at […]

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Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum

Located in Washington Heights right off the 1 train on 153rd st., Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum is worth the trip.  Plan on spending 1-2 hours to walk the grounds and look for some of NYC past famous residents.  Also,  while you are exploring try and find the plaque that marks this place as one of the battlegrounds of the Revolutionary War.

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