Announcement

Due to a private event, the New-York Historical Society will be closed from Wednesday, October 27 – Friday, October 29. We'll reopen at 11 am ET on Saturday, October 30.

The New-York Historical Society blogs support our mission to foster research and public discourse, and showcase meaningful art that reveals the dynamism and influence of history on the world of today. Through these five distinct blogs we illuminate rare finds of our collection, highlight our wide array of exhibitions, discuss upcoming public and family programs, as well as present striking interviews with esteemed scholars, authors, and historians. 
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