Exhibition - Behind Closed Doors And Drawers

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020

Online
New York, NY 10001

Please call before attending any community events. It is likely that they will be postponed or canceled as a result of the coronavirus. You can find CDC coronavirus information at cdc.gov/coronavirus; AARP has additional resources at aarp.org/coronavirus.

The Tredwell family lived at the Merchant’s House for almost 100 years. When Gertrude, the Tredwells’ eighth and final child, died in an upstairs bedroom in 1933, she left her home brimming with the family’s possessions from the 19th century. The Merchant’s House Museum’s collection comprises approximately 4,500 Tredwell objects.

Some of the pieces of furniture and household objects may not be familiar to you. What were they used for? What do they look like on the inside? What do they tell us about how the Tredwells lived?

You are invited Behind Closed Doors & Drawers for an intimate glimpse of 19th century domestic life in New York City.

This event listing provided for the New York community events calendar. Community events are not associated with or sponsored by AARP, but may be of interest to you. If you have an event to share, let us know!

Images provided by AmericanTowns.com, Ticketmaster

More from AARP in New York

Upcoming AARP Events

View All AARP Events »


You can find CDC’s latest coronavirus information at cdc.gov/coronavirus; AARP information and resources are at aarp.org/coronavirus. En español, visite aarp.org/elcoronavirus.