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!
Hoffman, a noted journalist and author, was born in New York, the son of Josiah Ogden Hoffman. In 1833 he established the "Knickerbocker Magazine"; in 1835 he became editor of the "American Monthly Magazine," and during the years that followed was associated with or contributed articles to many of the leading newspapers and literary magazines. He published several books, including collections of poetry.
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