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Explore four centuries of history and art at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library. Now on exhibit: WWII & NYC, Audubon's Aviary.

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Since the earliest days of Dutch settlement, New York's taverns and bars have served as gathering places, centers of social and business activity, and sometimes even sites of history themselves.
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New York is little remembered in the American Revolution, but these sites illuminate its role as a battleground that recovered from near destruction to become the nation's first political capital.
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12 places including National Trust for Historic Preservation, OatMeals, Royal opticians, SingleCut Beersmiths
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    "Named after the Irish emigrant, Patrick J. Clarke, P.J. Clarke's was established in 1884. Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, and the Kennedys were all said to be regulars at this bar."
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    "Landmark Tavern opened in 1868 under the ownership of Patrick Henry Carley. At this time, the bar doubled as a pub and as Carley's family home until it was converted to a speakeasy during Prohibition."
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    "This designated landmark, built in 1880, was a speak-easy throughout Prohibition and a seaman's bar until the late 1940s. During the 1950s, it became a popular meeting place for artists and writers."
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    "The Ear Inn, originally built for the African American Revolutionary War veteran and tobacconist James Brown, is one of the few Federal style buildings remaining in New York."
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    "Established in 1719, Fraunces Tavern was the site of initial meetings of the Chamber of Commerce and Sons of Liberty in 1768. It is also where George Washington bade farewell to his officers in 1783."
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    "The site of the 1969 Stonewall riots, this Greenwich Village bar became the birthplace of the modern Gay Rights Movement and is a National Historic Landmark."
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