Exhibit: The Rise of Newspapers in the 19th Century

Controversial elections, voting rights, abolition and slavery!  In 1820s New York, as these issues inflamed public discussion, the burgeoning newspaper industry fanned the fire and competed as forums for debate! This exhibit looks at the newspaper industry of the 1820s –and the bold entry of women and African Americans into the business of print. [Open during Museum hours, 11am–4pm, Tuesday through Sunday.]

Please call the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 212-838-6878, for more details.

The Museum is located at 421 East 61st Street (between First and York Avenues). Bus: M15, M31 or M57; Subway: N, R, Q or 4, 5, 6 to Lexington Avenue/59th Street; or F to 63rd Street.

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When: Tue., July 11, 2017 - Sun., October 22, 2017 at All Day
Where: Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
421 E. 61st St.
212-838-6878
Price: Free with Admission and free for members. (Admission:  $8 adults; $7 Seniors and Students).
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Controversial elections, voting rights, abolition and slavery!  In 1820s New York, as these issues inflamed public discussion, the burgeoning newspaper industry fanned the fire and competed as forums for debate! This exhibit looks at the newspaper industry of the 1820s –and the bold entry of women and African Americans into the business of print. [Open during Museum hours, 11am–4pm, Tuesday through Sunday.]

Please call the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 212-838-6878, for more details.

The Museum is located at 421 East 61st Street (between First and York Avenues). Bus: M15, M31 or M57; Subway: N, R, Q or 4, 5, 6 to Lexington Avenue/59th Street; or F to 63rd Street.

www.mvhm.org

Buy tickets/get more info now