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Remembering Lincoln’s Death 150 Years Later

By Rachel Walman Tuesday, April 14, 2015, marks the 150th anniversary of the fatal shooting of President Abraham Lincoln, who died at 7:22 am the next morning. If you’re looking to pay your respects to “Father Abraham,” come to the New-York Historical Society this Saturday, April 11. Gilder Lehrman will be offering a rare look […]

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Blast from the Past: Letters of Appreciation

  I was taught very early the importance of writing a thank you letter. I must admit that in this age of instant communication I don’t always do so by mail…but I still value this art and try to adhere to it. A simple thank you letter really shows how much you value, not the […]

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Old News! Historic Documents on View at Chains Book Wrap Party

  Hello, Historians! This Wednesday from 4:30-6 pm we are hosting a book wrap party for Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson. Isabel’s story of her struggle to find her sister and to gain freedom from slavery in New York CIty is a page turner! But even if you haven’t quite finished, join us for a special opportunity […]

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