New Year’s Day 2020 Celebration!

Merchant's House Museum

29 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States

Paying social calls on friends and family on New Year’s Day was one of Old New York’s most cherished customs. Join us for good cheer for the New Year and learn how New Yorkers like the Tredwells celebrated the day in the 1850s.

Guided tours of the house throughout the afternoon, walking tours of the NoHo neighborhood, and hot cider and cookies in the cozy 19th century kitchen.

New this year! Gertrude Tredwell, portrayed by a costumed interpreter, will receive guests in the elegant parlors decorated with swags of evergreens, brilliant holly berries, white mistletoe, and red-leafed poinsettias �" and a table-top tree festooned with ribbons and candles.

Exhibitions on view: Home for the Holidays: A Mid-19th Century Christmas;
Festoon, Feast & Frolic: 19th Century Christmas Festivities in Print,
 On loan from the Michael A. Russo Ephemera Collection; and Plaid Silk Dress, ca. 1848-1854, from the Tredwell Costume Collection.

Wednesday, 01 January, 2020


Emily Hill-Wright

Phone: 212-777-1089
Website: Click to Visit


free for MHM members, $20 general admission


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