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

Editor in Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

Something wrong with this post? Let us know!

Brought To You By…