Museum Early Closure

The Museum will close ​early ​at 6​​pm on Fri, Jan 20​ and reopen at 3pm on Sat, Jan 21.

What Was the Pig War?

It was one of a series of wars fought between Dutch settlers of New Netherland and the local Native Americans. In this instance in 1640 the Dutch made a false accusation of swine theft against the Staten Island Lenapes that mushroomed into a bloody and complicated feud encompassing the entire region.

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