Morris-Jumel Mansion
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Roger Morris, 1765; remodel, Stephen Jumel, c.a. 1810

Morris-Jumel Mansion, Inc. operates the Morris -Jumel Mansion as a historic house museum and thereby seeks to preserve and interpret Manhattan’s oldest residence, one that has witnessed the evolution of northern Manhattan from rural countryside to a dynamic multicultural community. Through historic site tours and education programs, the museum interprets the mansion in the context of domestic life in New York City from 1765 until 1865, the influx of European immigrants to Washington Heights in the late 1800’s, the City Beautiful movement at the turn of the century, the life of the Jumel Terrace Historic District, and more recent immigration. Morris-Jumel Mansion seeks to serve as a cultural resource for an audience of national and international visitors and, in particular, the diverse audiences of the City of New York. Throughout the day we will have artisans selling their wares along with musical guests:

  • Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra
  • Afro Roots - African percussion duo
  • High Note - Funk/Hip Hop string quartet
  • Coco Mama - All female Merengue band (with a dance lesson!)

Sat Tour Info: A Revolutionary War/Alexander Hamilton talk with Jimmy Napoli of Hamilton New York will take place at 11am. Napoli will also lead a guided at 3pm. (1 hr) Docent-led tours will take place at 12 and 3pm. (1 hr)
Sun Tour Info: Docent-led tours will take place at 12 and 3pm. (1 hr)

For Kids: Family friendly craft projects will be available throughout the day; check for more information.


Image Credit: Tom Stoelker