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Federal Hall: John Peter Zenger and The Bill of Rights

Federal Hall: John Peter Zenger and The Bill of Rights

When we visited Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street in lower Manhattan, we saw a display dedicated to John Peter Zenger, a New York newspaper publisher from the early 18th century. Zenger went to jail for a sensational “freedom of speech” case. His trial was held here at the site of Federal Hall, in […]

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Federal Hall National Memorial, Wall Street, New York City

Federal Hall National Memorial, Wall Street, New York City

The very first capitol building of the United States of America was here on this site, on Wall Street in lower Manhattan. The building was called Federal Hall and was constructed in 1700. It was where President George Washington was inaugurated as the first President of the United States. Unfortunately, the building was demolished in […]

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Discounts on NYC Sightseeing Tours

Discounts on NYC Sightseeing Tours

Well, I knew that I could find online coupons and promo codes for clothing, toys and electronics, and even hotels and rental cars… but I never thought to check for coupons travel attractions! My bad, because there have been times that I really, really wanted to go on a tour or do some sightseeing but […]

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The New England Hurricane of 1938

The New England Hurricane of 1938

The New England Hurricane, also called the Long Island Express, or the Great Hurricane of ’38, is known as one of the most damaging hurricanes to ever strike the U.S. It hit New York and New England unexpectedly, with great loss of life and property. This is the story of what happened.

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