Louise Mirrer

Statues of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln are seen outside the New-York Historical Society. (credit: New-York Historical Society / Don Pollard)

Black History Month: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass Monumental At New-York Historical Society

“Frederick Douglass became a free man in New York,” said New-York Historical Society President Louise Mirrer. “He stepped off the boat and walked down Broadway, just an ordinary human being.”

02/25/2015

New-York Historical Society - New York, NY (file / credit: NYHS)

New-York Historical Society Reopens After $65 Million Renovation

New York City’s oldest museum has shed its vault-like exterior for a luminous facade that invites the public to peer in, explore its vast treasures and experience them like never before through loads of new and fun interactive features.

11/11/2011