Posts Tagged ‘Morris-Jumel Mansion Culture & Arts Festival’

Jumel Terrace: A neighborhood with a connection to Hamilton—the man and the musical | Brick Underground

Jumel Terrace: A neighborhood with a connection to Hamilton—the man and the musical | Brick Underground

By Marjorie Cohen The Jumel Terrace Historic District is one the most interesting neighborhoods in upper Manhattan, and it happens to be full of history. That’s probably why Lin-Manuel Miranda chose the Morris-Jumel Mansion (for which the area is named) as a setting in which to write parts of his hit musical. That’s right, Tony-darling Miranda wrote two of his […]


Morris-Jumel Mansion: Secrets of Manhattan’s oldest home, in Washington Heights | am New York

Morris-Jumel Mansion: Secrets of Manhattan's oldest home, in Washington Heights | am New York

By Brian Levinson Think you have to travel to Disney World to visit a haunted mansion? Think again. There’s one in Washington Heights, just a few blocks from the C train. Morris-Jumel Mansion is Manhattan’s oldest house. Built by a British colonel in 1765, it was once a 130-acre farm that stretched from the Hudson […]


2/6/2016: Black History Month Docent Tour @ Morris Jumel Mansion

2/6/2016: Black History Month Docent Tour @ Morris Jumel Mansion

Morris-Jumel Mansion (65 Jumel Terrace) Saturday, February 6, 2016 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Take a guided, in-depth tour of Manhattan’s oldest house, led by one of Morris Jumel Mansion’s expert docents, Gregory Washington. Today’s tour will highlight the history of African-Americans at the Mansion and surrounding neighborhood. Take a guided, in-depth tour of Manhattan’s oldest house, […]


Spread Love: Morris-Jumel Mansion’s Culture and Arts Festival 250 Edition

Spread Love: Morris-Jumel Mansion's Culture and Arts Festival 250 Edition

On October 31st, Halloween day, Morris-Jumel Mansion will host the fourth-annual Culture and Arts Festival. One of New York City’s most beloved community events, the Festival (called CAFé for short) gathers uptown Manhattan’s finest artists, musicians, artisans and restaurateurs or an afternoon of performance, craft and tastings. This year, CAFé coincides with Morris-Jumel’s 250th Anniversary. […]


Lecture on the War of 1812 in American Caricature @ the Morris-Jumel Mansion this Saturday

Lecture on the War of 1812 in American Caricature @ the Morris-Jumel Mansion this Saturday

Saturday, January 14 from 2pm – 3pm Lecture: The War of 1812 in American Caricature Art historian Dr. Allison Stagg will examine key events from the War of 1812 by exploring satirical visual imagery. Caricatures of this period, although printed hastily, expose how people in America felt and how they responded to the War of […]


The Morris-Jumel Mansion Culture & Arts Festival In Pictures

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


The Morris-Jumel Mansion Culture & Arts Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

The Morris-Jumel Mansion Culture & Arts Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

There’s always something new at Manhattan’s oldest house.  The first ever Morris-Jumel Mansion Culture and Arts Festival – MJM CAFé – kicks off on October 15, 2011.  The MJM CAFé will feature the vibrant music, artistry, crafts and cuisine that make Washington Heights and the neighboring communities of Harlem and Inwood so diverse and dynamic. […]

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