Behind-the-Ropes: Insider’s Tours of the Merchant’s House
Second in a Series: 100 Years of Domestic Lighting
Saturday, February 25, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Join us for a series of rare off-hours tours of the Merchant’s House. You’ll learn about changing technologies — from candles, to whale oil, to gas, to kerosene — and how they reflect the attitudes and values of the merchant class in 19th century New York City. $30, $25 Members. Limited to 20 participants.