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New York Historical Society

One of the city's great cultural treasure chests, the New-York Historical Society was founded to preserve the city's history in 1804. It was so long ago, the city was often still spelled with a hyphen and the Hudson River School art that now highlights the permanent collection was still more than a half century in the future. Today, the NYHS is a kind of beacon along Central Park West for the city's many local history buffs; the museum organizes some of the most well-attended historical exhibits...

One of the city's great cultural treasure chests, the New-York Historical Society was founded to preserve the city's history in 1804. It was so long ago, the city was often still spelled with a hyphen and the Hudson River School art that now highlights the permanent collection was still more than a half century in the future. Today, the NYHS is a kind of beacon along Central Park West for the city's many local history buffs; the museum organizes some of the most well-attended historical exhibits in the city (emphasizing particularly the area's nineteenth century past) as well as hosting an extremely well-regarded programs of lectures and panel discussions.

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170 Central Park West
New York City, NY 10024
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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Friday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM, Monday: Closed
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May 17, 2011
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October 19, 2010

To learn more about the exhibits that are on display at the New York...

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To learn more about the exhibits that are on display at the New York Historical Society, please visit: https://www.nyhistory.org/web/default.php?section=exhibits_collections

masmith
September 19, 2010
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