New York

Visiting a 19th Century Home in New York

On the sixth street in New York, you can find the Merchant's House Museum, surrounded by modern-day apartments. When you enter the museum, you walk through a long, red-carpeted narrow hallway. To your left is the entrance to the living room where the Tredwell dined and entertained, and further down is the stairway.  The richThe subservient… Continue reading Visiting a 19th Century Home in New York

Long Island

2021: Secrets of the Service Wing Tour

*Note: This tour required everyone – all the guests and employees – to wear a mask at all times inside this home. Additionally, we had to sign up online to attend this. “Here is where the scullery maid worked from 6 AM to 10 PM.” The tour guide showed us a dim, narrow hallway.  Although… Continue reading 2021: Secrets of the Service Wing Tour