There's always something new at Manhattan's oldest house

George Washington Bedroom

The sleeping quarters for the former general during the Battle of Harlem Heights.


Before George Washington became president, he chose this house and this bedroom for strategic reasons during the Battle of Harlem Heights. 


Why is the wallpaper that color? What's the significance of the globe? How about the telescope?

Contemporary Art

Find out about the newest installation in GW's room. 

65 Jumel Terrace, New York, New York, 10032

(212) 923-8008

Morris-Jumel Mansion is a proud member of the Historic House Trust of New York City
and partner of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.