Tag: George Washington

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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George Washington’s New York: 5 Revolutionary Sites in Colonial New York

By Elissa Gilbert New York does a great celebration—think ticker-tape parades down Broadway for our winning sports teams. The Canyon of Heroes in lower Manhattan has been the scene of parades since just after the American Revolution. One of the first events celebrated downtown was Evacuation Day, when […]

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