The Morris-Jumel Mansion 65 Jumel Terrace New York, New York 10032

Don’t miss this historical site when visiting Manhattan over the holidays. It is a truly one of kind house in Manhattan.

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The Morris-Jumel Mansion

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Madame Jumel and her family

Visiting a Museum: The Unique, Unusual, Obscure and Historical

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

65 Jumel Terrance

New York, NY  10032

(212) 923-8008

http://www.morrisjumel.org/

TripAdvisor Review:

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60763-d103500-Reviews-Morris_Jumel_Mansion-New_York_City_New_York.html?m=19905

*I discovered the Morris-Jumel Mansion on my walk around Manhattan and noted it on my blog site “MywalkinManhattan.com”. This is the only remaining Colonial residence left on the island of Manhattan and is worth the time to take the tour of the house for its significance in the American Revolutionary War and in it’s later history.

The Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan’s only remaining Colonial era residence is unique in its combination of architectural and historical significance. Built as a summer ‘villa’ in 1765 by the British Colonel Roger Morris and his American wife, Mary Philipse, it originally commanded extensive views in all directions: of New York harbor and Staten Island to the south; of the Hudson and Harlem Rivers to the west and east and of Westchester county to the north. The estate named “Mount…

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