Morris-Jumel Mansion

160th St. and Edgecombe Ave., New York, New York

Photos 

Morris-Jumel Mansion

1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Arnold Moses, Photographer September 10, 1936, VIEW FROM THE SOUTHWEST.

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Street View 

Description 

The major surviving landmark of the Battle of Harlem Heights (September 16, 1776). Briefly served as General Washington's headquarters. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 20, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000545
Architectural style
Georgian
Areas of significance
Military; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Battle site
Current functions
Museum; Park
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1765; 1776

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2012: New Street View added by wdzinc