Secrets of Manhattan's Oldest Home, the Morris-Jumel Mansion in Washington Heights

The Morris-Jumel Mansion in Washington Heights is the oldest surviving home in the Borough. The historical landmark is located in Roger Morris Park along the Harlem River, and is open to the public year round.

In this short video from the NYC Parks Department, learn more about the deep history behind the Morris-Jumel Mansion.

High on a hilltop in northern Manhattan, sits the Morris-Jumel Mansion, the borough’s oldest surviving house and now a venue for an annual Jazz festival.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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