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Merchant's House Museum

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A Child’s View of Life in 19th Century New York

Saturday, February 22, 2014

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

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29 East Fourth Street was home not only to the eight Tredwell children, but also to two young granddaughters. Come tour the house and learn what life was like for children (and adults) in the 1850s, from schoolwork and chores to games and play. Could you carry a bucket of coal up steep stairs? Do you have a calling card? A top hat? What, no petticoat? How did you take a bath? And penmanship really, really mattered.

$10 Adults, $5 Children. Best for 8 to 12 year olds.

Location

29 East 4th Street
Manhattan
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Cost

$5 kids, $10 adults

Event Organizer

Merchant's House Museum

Contact Number

(212) 777-1089

Contact Email

emily@merchantshouse.org

Categories

Education, History, Kids, Tours

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Merchant's House Museum Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
    26°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    29°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F

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