New-York Historical Society

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The Rapalje Children, John Durand, 1768. Collection of the New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society is an American history museum and library located in New York City. It is at the corner of 77th Street and Central Park West on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The group was created in 1804 as New York's first museum. It has exhibitions, public programs, and research about the history of New York and the United States. It focuses on Manhattan.

It has been at its current place since 1908.

Louise Mirrer has been the president of the Historical Society since 2004.[1]

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  1. "About the President and CEO". New-York Historical Society. Retrieved 6 June 2012.

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