Uncover the life story of Sojourner Truth, an enslaved woman from a Dutch NY family, who became an icon of the Black liberation movement!
Despite New York City's rather pro-slavery stance, over two dozen sites were instrumental in the Underground Railroad movement.
In this special talk on November 17, Paul Auster will focus on Stephen Crane’s life and writing in the Village and surrounding areas of NYC.
Back when the Green-Wood Cemetery first opened, it was one of the most prominent tourist destinations for families, matching Niagara Falls.
Since completed in 1636, Fort Wadsworth has hosted military employees. Some claim some of these employees linger on the property as ghosts.
Remnants of Fort Totten's former military life include an abandoned Civil War-era fort and a decaying early 20th century battery.
Matilda Moore, a Civil War era photographer in NYC, was most of the country's most successful female photographers in the late 19th century.
In recognition of Juneteenth’s vital historical importance, the day was recently made an official New York State Public Holiday last year in 2020. As the first year of Juneteenth’s status as a state public holiday, MANY events across New York City will be occurring to commemorate the day.
Fort Hamilton, at the southern tip of Brooklyn, is as an active duty U.S. Army installation and is not often
On the road to Lake Placid, New York you’ll start to see historical signs making where the pre-Civil War abolitionist