Henry Street Settlement
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unknown, c. 1830

Enjoy a brief illustrated history presentation and then tour three c. 1832 federal row houses, which have been occupied by Henry Street Settlement since 1895. Highlights include: the restored dining room (site of the founding of the NAACP and where Jacob Riis and Theodore Roosevelt dined); the backyard (site of one of the first playgrounds in the nation); the bedrooms occupied by the original visiting nurses; Henry Street founder Lillian Wald's original bedroom and sleeping porch; our new "green" rain garden; and the exterior the adjacent vacant c.1850s firehouse where Boss Tweed once worked.

Sat - Tours at 10am, 10:45am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm, & 3:45pm with Susan LaRosa, Deputy Officer, Marketing & Communication; Director of NEH-funded Settlement History Project. (30 minutes)