The Alexander Hamilton Custom House is a landmark that embodies over 400 years of New York City history in its architecture, location and continued use.
It was October, 1780, and George Washington had a problem. General Benedict Arnold, decorated officer, the hero of Saratoga, had just defected to the British.
While Bowling Green has changed a lot since the Revolution, there is one witness that bears the scars of those events: Bowling Green’s cast-iron fence.
Discover an ancient cannon in Battery Park, which Untapped Cities tour guide, Justin Rivers, believes to be THE oldest European artifact in Manhattan.
Throughout the course of New York's 400-year history, Bowling Green has seen its fair share of historic events. It's not surprising that it's full of secrets.
Up until now, we've mostly focused on the park's history, but a simpler question still persists for many New Yorkers: Why is Bowling Green called Bowling Green?
Of the grand monuments in NYC, the equestrian statues reveal not only the history of NYC and the United States but also the history of other countries around the world.
This week in NYC history, an angry mob dethrones a statue of King George III after the Declaration of Independence is read in NYC for the first time.
Historic Battery Park was where the early immigrants landed in NYC and today, the 23-acre The Battery is the largest public open space in Downtown NYC
Bowling Green, the oldest public park in New York City, also contains the city's oldest fence, dating back to pre-revolutionary days in the 1730s.