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 […]
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.