Photo of the Week: Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York City, NY

This week’s photo features the oldest house in Manhattan, the Morris-Jumel Mansion. Built in 1765 by Roger Morris, the mansion was used as a temporary headquarters for General George Washington after he and his army were forced to flee Brooklyn Heights after the Battle of Long Island. Later on in the war, it served as […]

Photo of the Week: Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York City, NY

This week’s photo features the oldest house in Manhattan, the Morris-Jumel Mansion. Built in 1765 by Roger Morris, the mansion was used as a temporary headquarters for General George Washington after he and his army were forced to flee Brooklyn Heights after the Battle of Long Island. Later on in the war, it served as […]