Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Caesar: A Slave, ca. 1850. Daguerreotype. New-York Historical Society
This daguerreotype depicts Caesar, an elderly African American believed to have been the very last slave manumitted in New York State.

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Creative: Tronvig Group