Despite New York City's rather pro-slavery stance, over two dozen sites were instrumental in the Underground Railroad movement.
A look at sites associated with presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama.
From a map courtesy of NYU students, here are 10 monuments, memorials, parks, and historic locations throughout NYC to celebrate International Day of Peace.
This townhouse is not what it seems to be… Brooklyn Heights is probably best known for its charming, tree-lined streets
There are two pieces of the famed Plymouth Rock in Brooklyn. One is in the Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims and the other at Brooklyn Historical Society.
New York City was a hotbed of social activism in the 19th century; it hosted a major segment of the Underground Railroad and was a major rallying point for prominent abolitionists of the day.