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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.


29 East 4th Street
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$5 kids, $10 adults

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Merchant's House Museum

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(212) 777-1089

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Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours

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  • Tue
    Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Light Rain
  • Wed
    Light Rain Likely and Areas Fog then Heavy Rain and Breezy
  • Thu
    Sunny and Breezy
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow

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