From Revolution to Renaissance: Morris-Jumel Mansion & its Distinguished Neighborhood, May 7, 1PM
05/07/2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
Explore the historic neighborhood surrounding Manhattan's oldest remaining house, the Morris-Jumel Mansion (built 1765) with distinguished architectural historian John Reddick. This 90 minute in-person guided outdoor group walk will visit notable locations in Harlem and Washington Heights to learn about the cultural and architectural transformation of the area from farmland to a multicultural urban neighborhood today. Stops will include Morris-Jumel Mansion, site of Washington’s Revolutionary War headquarters; Sylvan Terrace; the Jumel Terrace Historic District, featuring former homes of Harlem Renaissance luminaries; Trinity Cemetery and the Church of the Intercession; and the Hispanic Society Museum & Library. Since the route is about 2.1 miles, attendees should wear comfortable shoes and bring water, cameras, and sun protection.Event Registration is closed.
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