Today in 1865 In his New-York Daily Tribune editorial, Horace Greeley urges returning Civil War veterans to "turn their faces Westward and colonize the public lands: Go west, young man!"
Help us present groundbreaking exhibitions and develop educational programs about our nation's history for more than 200,000 schoolchildren annually.
Floor plan & visitor information
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
Phone (212) 873-3400
TTY (212) 873-7489
Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday - 10am-6pm
Friday - 10am-8pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm
Monday - CLOSED
Summer Hours (Tuesday, May 20–Friday, August 29)
Tuesday-Friday - 9am-3pm
Saturday-Monday - CLOSED