Michael Callahan

Evacuation Day celebration, Nov. 25, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

George Washington Statue Rededicated On 230th Anniversary Of Evacuation Day

For more than a century, Evacuation Day was celebrated each Nov. 25, marking the day British troops left New York City through the Battery in 1783. It was one of the city’s biggest holidays.

11/25/2013